Search Tag: 3D-printing

IT Management

New Rapid 3D Printing Technique Paves Way for Life-like Organs

2021 15 May

The goal of efficiently fabricating full-sized replacement human organs and tissues for use in transplant surgeries is one step closer to fruition. A team of researchers from the University of Buffalo have developed 3D-printing technology that is able to recreate life-sized organs and limbs such as a human hand in less than 20 minutes. Engineers... Read more

IMAGING Management

Fear of AI Dissuading Students from Specialising in Radiology

2019 19 Nov

Increasing use of artificial intelligence in radiology maybe beneficial in terms of workflow efficiency, but AI seems to dissuade medical students from choosing imaging as their speciality.   A survey study, carried out by Swiss researchers, indicates that medical trainees regard AI as a potential threat to diagnostic radiology, making... Read more

Cardiology Management

Silicone Heart That Looks Like a Real Heart

2017 17 Jul

A soft artificial heart that beats almost like a human heart has been developed by researchers from ETH Zurich. The artificial heart was created from silicone using a 3D-printing, lost-wax casting technique; it weighs 390 grams and has a volume of 679 cubic centimetres. A well-functioning artificial heart is a real necessity: about 26 million people... Read more