Cancer diseased spine replaced by 3D printed vertebrae at Shanghai Changzheng Hospital

In an operation believed to be the first of its kind in the world, surgeons at the Shanghai Changzheng Hospital have replaced a portion of a woman’s spine with metal 3D printed vertebrae. The operation was conducted to intervene in a rare case of cancer that affects cartilage cells, and report...

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Posted on Aug 17, 2017

IdiPAZ researchers work with MIT on 3D printed cornea replacements

The Instituto de Investigación Biomédica del Hospital La Paz (IdiPAZ) in Madrid, Spain, is working toward the goal of 3D printing human corneas within the next 5 years. Contributing to a global shortage of donations, the synthetic eye tissues could be used to treat, and in some cases reverse, the ...

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Posted on Aug 17, 2017

Airbus sets sights on space with first 3D Systems printed RF satellite filter

The latest development from a collaboration between 3D Systems and Airbus proves that space is the place for 3D printing. In the redesign of a radio frequency (RF) filter engineers have managed to bypass surface topology concerns and cut the weight of a part by 50%. The metal component is now the...

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Posted on Aug 16, 2017

KNTU researchers make 3D printed decoder for the brain

The laboratory for Integrated Circuits and Systems (ICAS) at Khajeh Nasir Toosi University of Technology (KNTU), Iran, has developed a 3D printed device capable of recording activity in the brain. The termed micro-electrocorticography (μECoG) system is a third generation device incorporating elec...

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Posted on Aug 14, 2017

UCF and UT win $400k for micro 3D printed light-bending research

The University of Central Florida (UCF) and the University of Texas (UT) have won a collaborative research award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Over the course of three years the NSF will provide the project with $ 400,049. This money will be used for 3D printing photon funnels. As micr...

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Posted on Aug 7, 2017

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