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3D Printer to Make Organs On Demand

This 3D printer London scientists created, called the Vista 3D, is in the works to print organs “at the touch of a button.” It comes equipped with a nozzle that can 3D print a broad range of materials with high

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Bio-Texture Modeling Means 3D Printing Baby Fetuses in Japan

In Japan some clinics have a new service for pregnant women coming in addition to ultrasounds – a 3d-printed model of their fetus! In the bio-texture modeling, an MRI scanner’s data is translated into a 3D image and sent to

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Baby’s Life Saved by 3D-printed Airway Splint

Thanks to a 3d-printed airway splint, an Ohio baby with tracheobronchomalacia can live life separately from hospital machines. “This is the first time 3D printing has been used to treat tracheobronchomalacia-at least in a human.” Now that the Food and

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Bioprinting a Hand

A carpenter from South Africa and a puppeteer from Washington recently developed a 3D-printed prosthetic hand for a five year old boy born without fingers on his right hand (Amniotic Band Syndrome). Ivan Owen and Richard Van As, the puppeteer

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Bioprinting, Firearms, and 3D Printing

“It seems like science fiction.” Anything you can imagine can often be made with 3D printing, including body parts. This is one of the greatest opportunities and threats in manufacturing and medicine. “The premise is simple. Send a scanned image

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3D Printing Enables Another Medical Miracle

Doctors were able to print a much needed device to save baby.  

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What is Bio-Printing?

Bioprinting is the process of constructing human tissue and organs. In fact, researchers have created a bio-engineered human ear with the help of 3D printing technology. The following companies and organizations are leaders of this cutting-edge medical technology and research:

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