3D printing

With increased medical precision, speed of service and reduced cost, 3D printing presents a unique opportunity to transform traditional healthcare and its delivery. We give key insights on an array of topics that includes 3D printing of implants and prosthetics, anatomical modeling for surgical planning and the advances of bioprinting of tissue, vessels and organs.

3D printing enables tissue with customized shape

3D printing enables tissue with customized shape

3D-printed chambers with personalized shapes will be used to grow transplantable tissue that can take the shape of a wound to be closed.

Voxel-based technique to streamline bioprinting

Voxel-based technique to streamline bioprinting

Researchers have developed a new bioprinting technique based on voxels.

3D printing and AI improve cochlear implants

3D printing and AI improve cochlear implants

3D printing and machine learning unite in new research to improve cochlear implants for users.

4D printing: heat shrinks printed objects

4D printing: heat shrinks printed objects

4D printing could be used to produce parts that exhibit a specific behavior only after they take their predefined shape.

Diagnostic for Liquid Metal Jetting 3D printing

Diagnostic for Liquid Metal Jetting 3D printing

A diagnostic tool can determine the quality of metal droplets and monitor Liquid Metal Jetting (LMJ) prints in real-time.

Neutrons detect defects in 3D printed components

Neutrons detect defects in 3D printed components

Researchers have examined common methods used to locate defects inside components.

AI accelerates discovery of 3D printing materials

AI accelerates discovery of 3D printing materials

A new machine learning system costs less, generates less waste, and can be more innovative than manual discovery methods.

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