3D printing in medicine

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Australian Sheepdog Receives Prosthetic Paw Thanks to 3D Printing

Tucker, a five-year-old Australian sheep dog, can run on four feet again thanks to a 3D printed prosthetic paw. The hope is that the paw prosthetic will improve Tucker's mobility and his quality of life. 

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Surgeons use 3D Printed Titanium Implant to Rebuilt Man’s Breastbone and Ribs

Surgeons in Wales used a 3D printed titanium implant to rebuild the chest of a 70-year-old man after a cancer removal operation which took three ribs and part of his breastbone. 

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Scientists in India are Growing Ears in the Lab using Cartilage and a 3D Printed Scaffold

Doctors in Chennai, India are working on 3D printing transplantable ears. They've recently been successful in growing ear cartilage in a culture flask and proving it continues to grow once implanted in rabbits.

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How to 3D Print a Lightweight Wrist Brace

If you've ever broken your hand, you'll know of the pain of wearing an uncomfortable wrist brace. 3D printing to the rescue!

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New 4D Printing Method May Revolutionize Tissue Engineering And Drug Delivery

Prior to the 3D Printshow in Berlin All3DP.com talked to some of the guest speakers in order to get insights into the 3D design and print industry of today and tomorrow. Today’s interview guest was Dr. Gabor Forgacs, Scientific Founder, Organovo. 3D printing in medicine Q: Where can 3D printing be used in medicine today? […]

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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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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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Tiny Robot Can Penetrate Brain Tissue Via Magnetic Hammer Mechanism

Prior to the 3D Printshow in Berlin All3DP.com talked to some of the guest speakers in order to get insights into the 3D design and print industry of today and tomorrow. Today’s interview guest was Dr. Gabor Forgacs, Scientific Founder, Organovo. 3D printing in medicine Q: Where can 3D printing be used in medicine today? […]

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Bioprinting
3D Bioprinting: A Brief Introduction

Bioprinting takes organic materials to form tissues and organs. Find out what‘s possible in this fascinating medical field today.

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Leash of Life
Give a Dog a Bone (Implant) with 3D Printing

Leroy the Great Dane has a new "leash of life" thanks to a 3D printed titanium bone implant which helped him beat cancer.

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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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NFL backs 3D Printed Helmet Material to Reduce Brain Injuries

A 3D printed material developed at Cardiff University to minimize the risk of brain injury has won $250,000 in funding in a competition backed by the NFL.

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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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Interview with Dr. Gabor Forgacs, Organovo

All3DP.com talked to Dr. Gabor Forgacs, Organovo, about his perspective on 3D printing industry - today and tomorrow.