Pears, Pluto and 3D printed ribs: our prized posts for 2015
It's been a busy year for our science, as we constantly look for new ways to make Australia a better place. Here's ten of our favourite 'jaw dropper' blogs that we think helped us do that.
Cancer patient receives 3D printed ribs in world-first surgery
A team of Spanish doctors have surgically implanted a 3D printed titanium sternum and rib cage into the chest of a 54 year old cancer patient.
The 3D titanium Terminator: come with us if you want to print
Our 3D printing capabilities have often been compared to the stuff of science fiction... so why not create our very own titanium Terminator?
This scanner has a few bugs
The InsectScan 3D uses standard components and costs less than $8000 to create digital 3D models - and we can print them in 3D, too.
Meet our masterful 3D printing expert: Chad Henry
Meet our peeps: Chad Henry. We learn more about the man behind the 3D printer.
How our 3D print tech led to jet-set success
Behold the 3D printed jet engine. Our team at the Lab 22 manufacturing facility have been busy working with Monash University’s Centre for Additive Manufacturing and Deakin University to create this manufacturing marvel.
Digital trend: the time is ripe for “creatives”
Our principal scientist for strategic foresight Stefan Hajkowicz has been exploring the potential of the 'creative economy'. For Stefan, creative services (e.g. music, film, theatre, arts, entertainment and a wide range of knowledge products) are an underappreciated bright spot of the global economy.
2014 – the year in ten posts
From dragons to comets, and hot steam to bird guts, it's been a year full of sublime, and implausible, stories. Here's a look back at 2014 and our list of the top ten.
The ankle bone’s connected to the… 3D-printed titanium implant
We worked with Melbourne’s St Vincent’s Hospital and biotech company Anatomics on a world-first: developing a heel bone implant 3D printed in titanium.
3D printed bling!
Here at our titanium 3D printing facility Lab 22, we print all sorts of things. From biomedical devices like this sleep apnoea mouth […]