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3D-Printed Human Organs Prep Doctors for Real Surgeries

An Iowa businessman says 3D-printed human organs can help doctors practice surgeries before actually opening up a real body.<p>Mark Ginsberg — an Iowa …

Scientists have figured out how to create blood vessels in 3D printed organs

While 3D-printed organs sound like a great idea -- imagine no longer waiting around for a transplant -- a major hurdle for printing internal ones thus far have been creating intricate blood vessels and ventricles that are required for the organ to actually, you know, work. Now, a collaboration …

Researchers successfully 3D print blood vessels, a 'game changer' for artificial organs

Hundreds of thousands of people die annually because the demand for organs far exceeds the donor supply. Artificial organs could save those lives — and scientists just made a huge breakthrough in the field by “bio-printing” artificial vascular networks.<p>Researchers from the University of Sydney, …

What you need to know about 3D-printed organs

Sure, 3D printers that can spit out chocolates, create shoes, handcraft cars and help astronauts sound fun and magical, but a lot of scientists are working to make models that aren't just fun. They're developing 3D printers that can also save and change lives by printing out functional human …

3D printed organs come a step closer

For years, scientists have been able to “print” types of human tissue using a 3D printer, but in a significant leap forward by US and Australian researchers they can now make that tissue survive on its own.<p>Until now a major barrier to them moving from printing tiny sheets of tissue to entire 3D …

Top 11 Applications of 3D Printing Technology: Human Organs, Cars, Drones, Guns and More - IBTimes India

In this articles , we tried to explain the advantages and disadvantages of 3D-printing technology.<p>Ever wondered what the the real possibilities of 3D …

How 3D Printing Could End The Deadly Shortage Of Donor Organs

Three-dimensional printing has been used to make everything from pizza to prostheses, and now researchers are working on using the emerging technology to fabricate hearts, kidneys, and other vital human organs.<p>That would be very big news, as the number of people who desperately need an organ …

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3D printing aims to deliver organs on demand

Dying patients could someday receive a 3D-printed organ made from their own cells rather than wait on long lists for the short supply of organ transplants. Such a futuristic dream remains far from reality, but university labs and private companies have already taken the first careful steps by using …

3D printing your organs before surgery

This is a 3D printed heart made from CT scan data. Smithsonian talks to Brigham and Women’s Hospital radiologists Beth Ripley and Tatiana Kelil whose …

Bioengineer reveals the biggest challenge to 3D printing organs

Researchers at Bighamton University are working on a 3D printing process that will allow them to build tissues and organs in a lab. This could save lives as people who need an organ transplant would no longer have to wait for a suitable match to be found.<p><i>Video courtesy of Binghamton University and</i> …

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Surgeons practice on 3D-printed models for kids' operations

Surgeons at Boston Children's Hospital started using 3D-printed copies of patients' affected body parts to prepare for procedures last year. Now, that move has helped save the lives of four children aged two months to 16 years old who suffered from life-threatening blood vessel malformation in …

How Google is Helping Amputees get 3D-printed Prosthetics

When it’s not busy building self-driving cars or sci-fi glasses, Google sometimes does a little good like pledging a $600,000 grant to the Enable …

French boy, 6, first to receive 3D-printed prosthetic limb

A six-year-old boy from Isère has become the first person in France to receive an ultra-low-cost prosthetic limb.<p>Costing less than 50 euros to produce, Maxence’s new hand was possible thanks to a US-based group, which promoted its 3D technology publically, allowing anyone to print their own …

University graduate wins James Dyson Award for 3D-printed prosthetic hand

Joel Gibbard, who graduated from Plymouth University in 2011, has created a prosthetic hand that costs far less than current artificial limbs<p>A robotics graduate has won the James Dyson Award for a 3D-printed prosthetic hand that costs a fraction of current artificial limbs.<p>Joel Gibbard, a robotics …

Prosthetics

3D-printed robotic prosthetic wins 2015 UK James Dyson Award

Low-cost 3D-printed prosthetics, such as the e-Nable open-source prosthetic hand, are doing wonderful things for amputees. Over time, more groups are attempting their own designs, advancing the technology while keeping costs low.<p>Open Bionics from Bristol, England, and its Dextrus design, originally …

New Font Could Make Reading Easier For People With Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a learning disability that affects language processing and can make reading much harder. But Dutch designer Christian Boer has created a special typeface to make reading easier for people with dyslexia.<p>As a dyslexic himself, Boer has a close and personal understanding of the challenges …

Designer Creates Font to Help Us Better Understand Dyslexia

It wasn't until his last year as a student at the London School of Communications that designer Daniel Britton was diagnosed with dyslexia. When he told his classmates and teachers about his disorder, they didn't fully understand how it felt. So, being a visual person, Britton created a way to show …

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Do You Have A Writer’s Personality?

<b>Do writers have a personality type?</b><p><b>Some themes that seem to run in writer’s lives are, in varying degrees; introversion, shyness, a tendency toward</b> …

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10 Tips Every Landscape Photographer Should Know and Use

Shooting amazing landscape photography isn’t just about going out into the wilderness with a camera and hoping for the best. Sure, sometimes you get …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

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