Designers, engineers, makers and doctors worldwide have used 3D printing to produce products such as face shields, face masks, ventilator components, hands-free door openers and nasal swabs.
The adaptable form of pleated and folded textiles provides a real world view of the mathematical field of topology.
Art can help us explore and understand some of the more abstract ideas in maths - such a topology.
A 3D model of a development scenario in Brisbane’s West End produced using ESRI’s CityEngine program.
3D urban modelling is a transformative technology for designing cities. But incorporating new technologies into planning practice has its challenges.
Fossilized teeth from a modern human who lived in Israel close to 200,000 years ago.
Israel Hershkovitz, Tel Aviv University
New discoveries are changing archaeologists' ideas about the origins of our own species and our migration out of Africa. This fossil pushes Homo sapiens' African exodus date back by 50,000 years.
Could scanning a QR code be an invitation to malware?
Scanning physical items constructed with nefarious intent can introduce malware into a smartphone or computer.
A 3D model of the long-lost Scalopocynodon gracilis skull.
Evolutionary Studies Unit, Wits University
An old technique to explore the inside of fossils unfortunately ended up destroying some unique specimens. New technology has been used to reconstruct one such fossil.
The ruins of the city Cyrene, an ancient Greek and Roman city near present-day Shahhat in Libya.
Hand over your travel photos and help build digital 3D recreations of threatened heritage sites.
Chris Ison / PA Archive/Press Association Images
Historical insight is not the only thing that has been raised with the Mary Rose.
At a time of intolerable destruction, a Syrian architect looks ahead to the serious task of reconstruction.
New technologies provide limitless opportunities for getting kids active.
We need children to get hold of their fitness levels - literally.
Innovating with 3D printing offers huge promise, such as these 3D-printed microscopes.
3D printing is opening doors to amazing opportunities and benefits – as well as some undeniable dangers. Patience and caution about regulating it will yield more innovation.
Mammals like otters use their whiskers to orientate themselves – just like their pre-mammalian ancestors did.
A tiny pit on mammal-like animals’ snouts has revealed a great deal about how mammalian hair originated.
Robots can explore where humans fear to tread.
Here's how some of the world's oldest cultural institutions are using drones and 3D printing to bring their collections to life.
That’s another way of looking at things.
The latest advance used to help design new buildings and conserve our historic ones is a range of 3D modelling technologies. Using 3D models at the design stage improves better information to reduce production…
A mathematical model that allows computers to recognise gender identity in the same way people can has been developed. Led…