Like many books of the Renaissance, The Fabric of the Human Body is an exceptional book in both its in-depth anatomical knowledge and its collection of beautifully sketched drawings. Andreas Vesalius, the author of this 7-volume collection, gathered such detailed and extensive insight in the human anatomy that he would soon become a revolutionary figure in the field of anatomical research.
For all of you out there who have a long weekend, we hope you enjoy it. Here at Materialise’s Headquarters, we've been gearing up for the three-day Easter weekend the Belgian way: by eating “paaseitjes”, which literally translated means “Easter eggs”, but in a chocolate-loving country like Belgium means chocolate eggs.
As a marketing coordinator, once in a while it’s necessary to leave the desk, get your boots on and see what’s happening in the field. Even if that takes getting up at 3:30 in the morning to catch a plane to Malmö, Sweden.
The results are in from the runners featured in last week’s blog post. The team we sponsored at the Zurich Marathon fundraising for non-profit Hear the World Foundation finished with a time of 3 hours and 43 minutes. Way to go, team!
Do you have questions about the difference between laser sintering and FDM (fused deposition modeling), or wonder what it’s like to co-create with Materialise? On Thursday, April 3rd and Friday, April 4th, our Factory for 3D Printing hosted a workshop answering these questions to over 30 guests from various manufacturing industries and backgrounds.
This Sunday at the Zurich Marathon, Markus Leuthold, Martin Kirchberger, Siddhartha Jha and Jane Bevan, employees of the hearing aid manufacturer Phonak, will run a sum distance of 42.2km as a fundraiser for the Hear the World Foundation.
What would the world be like with 3D-printed organs made from real human tissue? Researchers at the Sabanci University in Turkey took us one step forward to this reality as they were the first to 3D print anatomically accurate aorta cells.