3D printing

  • How does 3D printing work?

    Additive manufacturing has extended past manufacturing and into prototyping, fashion and even med...

    How does 3D printing work? 3D printing: it converts digital models into real-life objects and makes it possible to ...

    Materials December 7, 2021
  • COVID Booster: Vaccine popularity goes up, NZ cases go down, 3D-printed ventilators go in and out

    Five things we learned about COVID-19 this week.

    Australians are keener on the jab – including for their kids Nearly 80% of Australian parents want to get their ch...

    Australia September 11, 2021
  • 3D printing rocket and satellite parts

    A new system will make greener space technology, faster.

    The ability to 3D print satellite parts sounds like something out of science fiction, but Swinburne University of Tec...

    Australia September 8, 2021
  • 3D printing is helping paralympians gain an edge

    From bespoke seats to titanium arms, how does the widespread availability of 3D printers help to ...

    By James Novak, The University of Queensland and Andrew Novak, University of Technology Sydney Major sporting even...

    Core Sciences September 4, 2021
  • 3D-printed houses in Australia | Cosmos Weekly Taster

    The technology to construct lower-cost, more sustainable, more efficient housing is here, now. So...

    This article first appeared in Cosmos Weekly on 27 August 2021. For more stories like this, subscribe to Cosmos Weekl...

    Australia September 3, 2021
  • 3D-printed houses in Australia: a viable option?

    The technology to construct lower-cost, more sustainable, more efficient housing is here, now. So...

    As state and federal governments scramble to find solutions for how to best manage the next few years of the pandemic...

    Australia August 27, 2021
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  • Good as bone

    Australian researchers take 3D printing to the next level with material that mimics bone tissue.

    Australian scientists have 3D-printed bone-like structures containing living cells, which may create a whole new way ...

    Materials January 29, 2021
  • Printed tongues take some licking

    Synthetic surface behaves like the real thing.

    British scientists have 3D-printed some rather sophisticated fake tongues – even if they don’t actually look like ton...

    Core Sciences October 28, 2020
  • 3D printing with a bit of give and take

    Researchers find heat provides a great deal of control.

    Materials scientists in the US say they have learned how to make liquid crystal shape-shift. That may not immediat...

    Materials September 26, 2020
  • Copy the chiton for flexi-protection

    Marine mollusc inspires better human body armour.

    Humans started making body armour more than 3000 years ago but have never managed to produce anything that reaches th...

    Technology December 10, 2019
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