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  1. 1 May 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    3D printing medical equipment for COVID-19

    3D printing is proving ideal for designing and prototyping medical personal protective equipment during COVID-19 pandemic say University of Melbourne experts.

  2. 22 August 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Five ways 3D printing is changing medicine

    3D printing technology is set to revolutionise medicine. Here University of Melbourne researchers and clinicians identify the 5 big changes that are underway

  3. 13 July 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    How objects could soon ‘heal’ themselves

    University of Melbourne researchers have developed a gel that self-heals like living tissue, which could make cracked phone screens a thing of the past.

  4. 29 October 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    Robots with a human touch

    Prosthetic arms that ‘talk to the brain’ may offer greater dexterity and sense of touch to people who have lost their limbs.

  5. 24 February 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    3D printing to save hearts

    Researchers are a step closer to 3D printing custom heart stents during cardiac surgery, thanks to advances in imaging and computational modelling.

  6. 24 December 2015 - Science Matters

    Why science matters: Five of the best stories

    A potential ebola vaccine, water on Mars, record warming, 3D body parts and the cancer risks involved in eating processed meat all made 2015 science headlines.

  7. 27 October 2015 - Under the Microscope

    How a thirst for knowledge led to a career among bones

    Dr Rita Hardiman started her journey when she was given a chemistry set aged 9, but she has found her passion studying anatomy at the University of Melbourne.

  8. 24 September 2015 - Engineering & Technology

    Our future lies in the fine print

    3D printing will change the way we live, creating everything from plastic objects to body parts to food - everything you need to know is here.

  9. 7 September 2015 - Engineering & Technology

    The jaws of life

    A mechanical engineer and a surgeon use cutting edge 3D printing technology to create a working body part that will improve the quality of life for thousands.