Study finds 3D printed titanium scaffolds better than current bone-grafting treatments

At Charité–Universitätsmedizin Berlin, “Europe’s largest University clinic,” researchers are working to prove that, in specific cases, 3D printed titanium-mesh scaffolds offer a better alternative to conventional bone-grafting techniques using a patient’s own bone. The tr...

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Posted on Jan 13, 2018

Made Smarter Review Report finds AI, robotics and 3D printing could contribute £445bn to UK economy

An independent review of the UK’s manufacturing sector led by Jürgen Maier, CEO of Siemens UK, has reached completion. The Made Smarter Review Report calls for government and businesses to come together and embrace the nation’s potential as a leader of the Fourth Industrial Revolution ...

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Posted on Oct 30, 2017

Phase two of NASA’s deep space habitat challenge finds a winner in architect & tech firm collaboration

As part of its support for the application 3D printing technology to deep space exploration, NASA has awarded a $ 250,000 prize to a joint team consisting of members from Foster+Partners California and Branch Technology (based in Chattanooga, Tennessee). NASA’s competition, which has now reached l...

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Posted on Aug 30, 2017

3D printing saves $2700 per surgery finds new research

Using 3D printing, a team from the University of California San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital has reduced surgery time by approximately 25 percent. The project focused on treatment of the most common hip disorder occurring in children aged between 9 and 16. The finding of the study are publis...

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Posted on Aug 8, 2017

Clinical trial finds 3D printed dentures are preferred to conventional cast metal dentures

Research has been conducted into the viability of 3D printed removable partial dentures (RPD) in comparison to conventionally cast metal RPDs. The outcome of the month-long … 3D Printing Industry admin...

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Posted on Jul 18, 2017