3D Printers Can Run Off Body Parts

Tagged: 3D Printing, Inkjet Printer, Science, Computer Hardware, Technology
Source: Fudzilla - Read the full article
Posted: 3 years 34 weeks ago

"Scientist at Cornell University have been showing the potential for 3D printers by creating a replacement ear using a 3D printer and an injection of living cells... Once refined, the technique will allow biomedical engineers to print customised ears for children born with malformed ones, or people who have lost theirs and have not found them down the back of the sofa. While prosthetic reconstructions are suboptimal; they don't look realistic and they lack the qualities of real tissue, the 3D printer versions are pretty good..."



Razear's picture
Joined: 12/30/2008
Posts: 1127

Grayscale laser toners are pretty cost-effective...they need to work on bringing down the price of colour toners though.

Tivon's picture
Joined: 04/26/2002
Posts: 1939

With the high cost of printer ink today, I might as well print out a few kidneys.

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