Students from Mexico use a 3D printer to create synthetic bone implants

Mexican students create bone implants from a third-generation material that promotes bone growth Students from Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP) in Puebla, Mexico, made use of a 3D printing machine to create biocompatible bone implants from special material; this method is capable of regenerating bone tissue and could actually replace the use of existing alternatives. […]

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Québec’s provincial government to invest nearly $2.31M in Medical 3D printing center

Medical 3D printing center to be the first of its kind in the Canadian province Québec Industrial Research Center (CRIQ), together with the CHU Québec-Université Laval network of hospitals just launched a project to open a $2.874 million (USD) medical 3D printing center in Québec City; although Quebecois patients are not strangers to medical 3D printing, […]

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Sydney Toddler with cerebral palsy takes first steps wearing 3D printed orthotics

A toddler has taken her first independent steps wearing 3D printed orthotics made by Australian start-up AbilityMate Eve Darcy was diagnosed with cerebral palsy only a few weeks after her birth; it wasn’t a surprise that Eve could only walk aided by a rolling frame as she growing. But now, after a couple of days […]

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Wave-Like 3D Printed Robots Could Soon be Crawling Through Your Intestines

This is SAW (Single Actuator Wave-Like Robot). Dr. David Zarrouk designed and tested this innovative 3D printed robot at Ben-Gurion University in Israel. The SAW uses a wave-like motion to propel itself over rough terrain, swim through water, and even climb up vertical walls. The SAW could be used as a reconnaissance vehicle, an inspection […]

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Medical 3D printing might help infertile women get pregnant through Bio prosthetic Ovaries

I’m always talking about 3D printing as the future of prototyping and manufacturing but what about medical 3D Printing? Medical 3D printing begun with devices such as hearing aids and arm prosthesis. Now we count on 3D printed models for study in surgical cases and 3D printed bone replacements. Another example is the case that […]

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