Search Tag: 3d printing technology

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3D Printed Bone Grafts

2015 23 Apr

A team of college students is working on a way to 3D print bone grafts that will mimic the complex, porous architecture of the skeleton down to its micro and nanostructure level. The team has won the Cal State Long Beach Innovation Challenge and will receive a $10,000 grant in seed funding, an office space and assistance in developing a sound business... Read more

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3D Printing Will Increase Market Share to 40 Percent in 2015

2015 11 Feb

The trend toward personal manufacturing and small-scale production is being facilitated by 3D printing, with healthcare applications (including human organ reconstruction) and consumer goods representing areas for immense potential. The technology, which is by now well-established in the aerospace and automobile sectors, brings with it a new business... Read more

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#euroecho: 3D Printed Heart = Fewer Heart Surgeries

2014 05 Dec

Doctors can perfect procedures on a model before the interventionNew 3D printed heart technology could reduce the number of heart surgeries in children with congenital heart disease, according to Dr Peter Verschueren who spoke on the topic today at EuroEcho-Imaging 2014.1 Dr Verschueren brought 3D printed models of the heart to his lecture including... Read more

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Unique '3D Printed Anatomy' Heralds New Era For Medical Training

2014 23 Jul

A new anatomical kit containing body parts produced by 3D printing and which "look like the real thing", is set to revolutionise medical education when it goes on sale later this year.Created by a team of experts from Monash University in Asutralia the '3D Printed Anatomy Series' is believed to be the first commercially available resource of its kind. Although... Read more

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Coming Soon: Bio-Printing Transplantable Organs, Tissues

2014 01 Jul

According to study findings published by researchers from the Universities of Sydney, Harvard, Stanford and MIT, the ‘bio printing’ of transplantable organs and tissues is one step closer.Successfully growing large complex tissues requires artificial vascular networks that imitate the human body's circulatory system: the team of scientists has successfully... Read more

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Fashionable Fairings: 3D-Printed Limb Covers

2014 01 Jul

Prosthetic limbs are now made with stronger, more lightweight materials and have empowered disabled people to accomplish impressive athletic tasks such as snowboarding and competitive dancing. However, for all the advances in technology, prosthetics have always appeared generic and impersonal. A San Francisco and Seville-based start-up company is returning... Read more

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Need Blood Vessels? Just Print Them!

2014 04 Jun

Delivering essential nutrients to our organs and clearing them of hazardous waste are the tasks of our blood vessels, which run inside our bodies in an entangled highway. Up to now, scientists have tried in vain to artificially replicate these tiny transporters.In a study published online in 'Lab on a Chip', a team from Brigham and Women's Hospital... Read more


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