Stories about progress in medicine through 3d printing
Using a 3D printed kidney, a urologist discovers that riding a "moderate intensity" roller coaster helps patients pass painful kidney stones.
MIT researchers used 3D printing to make flexible devices which "remember" their original shapes and can transform accordingly.
Edible batteries in 3D printed cases may someday power ingestible devices which could treat diseases and diagnose patients.
North Korea has unveiled a 3D printer which can reproduce bone for use in cosmetic surgery and dentistry.
This robot massage therapist from Singapore uses 3D printed parts. It could be the perfect therapist... it'll never get tired of massaging (and listening) to you.
Brazilian “Animal Avengers” save Labrador retriever puppy, Hanna, by giving her a 3D printed tooth free of charge, in the first procedure of its kind.
The world's smallest lens has been created with the help of 3D printing which could revolutionize industries from surgery to surveillance.
Doctors utilize 3D printed models to save two lives, successfully removing a particularly problematic tumor and returning externalized brain to an infant's cranium.
Lab-grown, 3D printed human skin could be the future of product testing. Now L'Oreal who have partnered up with bio-engineering start-up Organovo.
For the first time in British legal history, 3D printed replica have been used to illustrate the severe head injuries sustained by Ellie Butler in an ongoing court case.
3D printing has resulted in a major reduction in research costs, enabling Polish scientists to create a fully functional artificial heart.
Aussie toddler Maia Van Mulligan to have a 3D printed ear, thanks to groundbreaking research by Queensland University of Technology (QUT).
Doctors Without Borders plans to use 3D Printing and Virtual Reality to design and implement hospitals faster for crisis response.
Will doctors use an origami-inspired 3D printed surgical tool next time you're on the operating table? Crane or frog?
Youbionic is kicking off their cheap 3D Printed prosthetic. How can such a good looking bionic hand cost only €1,200?
A team of scientists in the US claim they have created a 3D bioprinter which can fabricate living muscle, cartilage and bone to repair battlefield injury.
Doctors have used a 3D Printed Kidney to plan a toddler's kidney transplant. And the pictures of the happy family post-operation are magnificent.