Stories about progress in medicine through 3d printing
Researchers have created tiny robots in the form of 3D printed microfish, programmed to detect and remove toxins from liquid.
A Kickstarter for 3D Printed Pill Coaters causes mild discomfort. Headed by a mother-of-three, the project leaves us feeling unsure. Why? Read on.
Science & technology projects benefit from crowdfunding. But 3D printed medicine? For unwary backers there may be a bitter pill to swallow.
Boston woman raises animal-love to a whole new level with a $2,500 3D printed chicken prosthetic. Leading candidate for Mother Hen of Year.
This team of volunteers from Reddit are crowdsourcing the development of the world's first medical-grade open source prosthesis - all to get the recent amputee brother of a fellow Redditor back in the gym.
In short: 3D printing makes sophisticated prosthetics much more affordable for everyone. Also, you can add electronics, which gives a 3D printed prosthesis a whole new dimension.
When it comes to 3D printed organs, some companies make bold statements. Italian company MHOX claim they will be offering 3D printed eyeballs by 2027.
YouBionic is a startup that make intensive use of open source hardware components and advanced 3D Printing processes. Their first prototype is an artificial hand that is fully capable of independent movement for each finger, featuring 11 individual joints which enable it take up a wide range of set positions
Two-year-old toddler Violet was born with a rare deformity. Her plastic surgeon used 3D printing to help her.
3D printed Organoids could reduce animal testing drastically and help scientists develop faster. Meet the "Body on a Chip".
All3DP.com talked to Dr. Gabor Forgacs, Organovo, about his perspective on 3D printing industry - today and tomorrow.
23 year old Syrian Mohammed lost his jaw when he was hit by a projectile in Syrian civil war. Doctors at the Haifa Rambam Hospital replaced his shattered jaw by a 3D-printed Titanium prosthesis.
Bioprinting takes organic materials to form tissues and organs. Find out what‘s possible in this fascinating medical field today.
Surgeons in Louisville, Kentucky used 3D-models to study the heart defect of a 14 month-old boy and save his life.