Aid groups are taking advantage of 3D printing in aid missions: sub-Saharan Africa, Haiti. NPR reported the use of 3D printing in rebuilding Haiti following the earthquake that rocked the nation 3 years ago. They…
3D printing techniques has given a 6 year old boy from Mongolia a new nose. The young boy named Nerja was born without a nose, a rare condition that often prevents the child from breathing. …
The James Dyson Award is an international design award that celebrates, encourages, and inspires the next generation of design engineers, and 3D printing won in 2013.
3D Systems launched a medical modeling program that converts CT scans to printable models.
The Open Hand Project on Indiegogo aims to produce a dexterous 3D printed prosthetic for less than $1000.
A Shriners physician developed a treatment for cleft lip that utilizes 3D printed orthoses.
A designer is using 3D printing to demonstrate the effects of surgery to patients.
Here’s nother timeframe on bioprinting organs, this time from Australian researchers.
Degenerative Disc Disease and herniated discs won’t be so debilitating when custom implants are routinely 3D printed.
While some have expressed fear at the possibility that 3D printing could be used for evil, it’s essential that we all remember how much good the technology can do.