University of Wollongong

Wire-Feed Additive Manufacturing Holds Great Potential for 3D Printing

Self-examination is a component of practice in any area that has begun to coalesce into a field in its own right. The development of an academic interest in the history…

A 4D Printed Valve That Actuates According to Water Temperature

It may seem a touch misleading in name, but scientists at the University of Wollongong say they’re creating what they call 4D printing. The fourth dimension they refer to is…

3D Printed Electronic ‘Jell-O’ Could Become a Useful Edible Diagnostic Tool

Remember when Jell-o® advertised its product as the food that’s “fun to eat”? Jell-o® or, more generically, gelatin, is taking a serious role in the field of medical diagnostics — in…

Australian Scientist Improves 3D Printing to Fortify Hydrogels For Cartilage Printing

When I was a kid, at least two highly educational hours a week were devoted to prime-time, riveted viewing of The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman. These…

3D Bioprinting Master’s Degree Offered For the First Time Ever

The 3D bioprinting space, also known as biofabrication has been really heating up. It seems that every week we hear another story in which the technology is able to either…