Bio-compatible 3D Printing

Professor Olaf Diegel at the University of Auckland talks about recent breakthroughs in additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing). His team can already print aesthetically pleasing artificial limbs – the technology will soon be there to print organs, including complex organs like livers and kidneys. This would allow medical professionals to print organs to design, suitable for individual patients, rather than relying on organ transplants.

Read more here:
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC1905/S00030/the-potential-of-3d-printing.htm

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