3D printing in medicine

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Featured image of Kasturba Hospital’s 3D Printing Facility Gives Artificial Limbs to Children
Jul 29, 2018
Kasturba Hospital’s 3D Printing Facility Gives Artificial Limbs to Children
Featured image of ClearCaps Dental Alignment Expands 3D Printer Fleet with Structo Machines
Jul 4, 2018
ClearCaps Dental Alignment Expands 3D Printer Fleet with Structo Machines
Featured image of Explore Your MRI Data With a Tablet, Vive Tracker, and a 3D Printed Adapter
Jun 25, 2018
Explore Your MRI Data With a Tablet, Vive Tracker, and a 3D Printed Adapter
Featured image of BioLife4D Successfully 3D Prints Human Cardiac Patch
Jun 25, 2018
BioLife4D Successfully 3D Prints Human Cardiac Patch
Featured image of Father 3D Prints Orthoses for his Son, Now Helps Others
Jun 18, 2018
Father 3D Prints Orthoses for his Son, Now Helps Others
Featured image of WASP Donates 3D Printing Laboratory for Prosthetics to Syrian University
Jun 8, 2018
WASP Donates 3D Printing Laboratory for Prosthetics to Syrian University
Featured image of Tumeric Combined with 3D Printed Bone Scaffolds Prompt Growth
May 8, 2018
Tumeric Combined with 3D Printed Bone Scaffolds Prompt Growth
Featured image of This Portable 3D Skin Printer Can Cover and Heal Wounds
May 7, 2018
This Portable 3D Skin Printer Can Cover and Heal Wounds
Featured image of 3D Printed Dentures Filled with Drugs to Fight Infection
Apr 26, 2018
3D Printed Dentures Filled with Drugs to Fight Infection
Featured image of 3D Printed Surgical Needle Inspired by Honey Bee Stingers
Apr 25, 2018
3D Printed Surgical Needle Inspired by Honey Bee Stingers
Featured image of Printable Body Tissue with Personalized Bio-Inks Boost Healing Potential
Apr 24, 2018
Printable Body Tissue with Personalized Bio-Inks Boost Healing Potential
Featured image of Aether Launches Artificial Intelligence 3D Organ Printing Software
Apr 12, 2018
Aether Launches Artificial Intelligence 3D Organ Printing Software
Featured image of This 3D Printed Wearable Can Monitor Stomach Activity
Apr 11, 2018
This 3D Printed Wearable Can Monitor Stomach Activity
Featured image of Getting to The Heart of the Matter with 3D Printing
Apr 9, 2018
Getting to The Heart of the Matter with 3D Printing
Featured image of New Research on Benefits of 3D printing in a Trauma Hospital
Apr 5, 2018
New Research on Benefits of 3D printing in a Trauma Hospital
Featured image of Bandages that Stay on Your Joints Thanks to 3D Printing and Kirigami
Apr 2, 2018
Bandages that Stay on Your Joints Thanks to 3D Printing and Kirigami
Featured image of Play Ping Pong While Wearing a 3D Printed Brain Scanner?
Mar 26, 2018
Play Ping Pong While Wearing a 3D Printed Brain Scanner?
Featured image of Materialise Receives FDA Clearance for 3D Printed Anatomical Models
Mar 25, 2018
Materialise Receives FDA Clearance for 3D Printed Anatomical Models
Featured image of This 3D Printed Stethoscope is Medical-Grade and Costs $3
Mar 18, 2018
This 3D Printed Stethoscope is Medical-Grade and Costs $3
Featured image of Expectant Parents Can Now Get a 3D Printed Model of their Unborn Child
Mar 11, 2018
Expectant Parents Can Now Get a 3D Printed Model of their Unborn Child

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Featured image of Guide to 3D Bioprinting and 3D Printed Organs
Fact or Fiction?
Guide to 3D Bioprinting and 3D Printed Organs

Is bioprinting more than a buzzword for tech enthusiasts and investors? Abd what’s the status on 3D printing organs? Here’s an overview on one of the most 'human' 3D printing use cases.

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Growth Industry
3D Printed Hydroponics to Grow Vegetables (or Marijuana)

Living in a big city, with concrete on all sides? Cultivate a bit of green on your windowsill with our guide to 3D printed hydroponics.

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3D printed body parts
The first 3D printed thyroid gland

The first-ever 3D printed thyroid gland could improve and save thousand’s lives. It could be a major breakthrough in medical research.

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3D Printed Organs
Aether Launches Artificial Intelligence 3D Organ Printing Software

Featured image of 3D Printed Orthopedic Casts Offer Custom Thermal-Comfort Design
Heal it Faster (and More Comfortable)
3D Printed Orthopedic Casts Offer Custom Thermal-Comfort Design

Researchers from Boston University and TU Delft are using 3D printing and infrared technology to create comfortable, custom orthopaedic casts.

Featured image of Disaster Hack 3D Prints Prosthetic Hands for People in Nepal
Helping Hands
Disaster Hack 3D Prints Prosthetic Hands for People in Nepal

Disaster Hack is a non-profit startup which is 3D printing and delivering prosthetics to people who need them in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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3D Printing helps
20 Great 3D Prints for Easy Accessibility

There is no denying that 3D printing is making our lives easier, below are some of the best inventions which can help you out on a daily basis either in a big or small way.

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Open Source
3D Bioprinting For Just $1000

DIY Bioprinting is a great, cost-effective way for smaller labs get started in Biotech. Here’s an overview of what’s happening in the open source 3D bioprinting scene.

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Heartbeats
This 3D Printed Stethoscope is Medical-Grade and Costs $3

Dr. Tarek Loubani developed a 3D printed stethoscope which can be made using recycled plastic in 3 hours for just $3. The device is especially useful in low-income countries which have little access to diagnostic tools.

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False Promises
3D Printed Dentures Filled with Drugs to Fight Infection

Researchers at the University of Buffalo have invented 3D printed dentures which can be used to deliver drugs among those highly susceptible to infection, such as the elderly, hospitalized or disabled patients.

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3D for medical precision
3D Systems Partners With Stryker To Launch Virtual Surgical Planning Service

The collaboration of 3D Systems and Stryker allows surgeons access to 3D printing and medical imaging technologies to help develop patient-specific procedures.

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Augmented Activities
Students Develop 3D Printed Assistive Devices for Veterans

College students in Cleveland, Ohio have designed and 3D printed assistive devices for disabled veterans according to their desires.

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Teenage Whizzkids
German Teens Build a Low-Cost Eye-Controlled Wheelchair

Using a Raspberry Pi and 3D printing, a pair of German teenagers have developed a low-cost, eye-controlled wheelchair. And it's open source.

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Helping Those in Need
WASP Donates 3D Printing Laboratory for Prosthetics to Syrian University

WASP, the Italian 3D printer manufacturer, is donating and setting up a laboratory for 3D printing artificial limbs at the University of Damascus, Syria. Engineering graduate students will then print prosthetics for those in need. 

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High Hopes
New Marijuana Filament Will Let You 3D Print Medicinal Edibles

Potent Rope is an edible cannabis filament which can be made using a regular desktop 3D printer, but beware of contamination before munching.