Stories about progress in medicine through 3d printing
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.
Dieter Pfaff is a specialist among specialists. As an animal orthopedist he can help pets to lead a normal life again.
Again, Gartner has analyzed the 3D printing market. Their conclusion: 3D Printing has a bright future - but some sections will have to wait.
Bioprinting takes organic materials to form tissues and organs. Find out what‘s possible in this fascinating medical field today.
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.
If you've ever broken your hand, you'll know of the pain of wearing an uncomfortable wrist brace. 3D printing to the rescue!
When Matej Vlašič was told that his son, Nik, who is afflicted with cerebral palsy, may never sit up, he began looking for a way to give him the best life possible regardless. With a little help from 3D printing and physical therapy, Nik can now not only sit up but also walk, cycle and dance. Vlašič has now set up aNImaKe, a company to help other parents in a similar situation.
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.
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.
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.
Researchers from Boston University and TU Delft are using 3D printing and infrared technology to create comfortable, custom orthopaedic casts.
Porous 3D printed titanium hips can mimic the quality of real bones, and potentially extend the life of a hip replacement.
Patients with scoliosis can soon expect greatly improved spinal braces made with 3D printing technology instead of plaster molding.
A British twenty-year-old underwent surgery to remove a brain tumor and received a 3D printed skull implant after complications.
One maker shares the story behind his 3D Printed Brain, and gives step-by-step instructions for turning any MRI into a printed creation.
College students in Cleveland, Ohio have designed and 3D printed assistive devices for disabled veterans according to their desires.