Fast Company just did a piece on 3d printing teeth. "Once we can print teeth, printing other body parts can't be far behind."
There's a great blog post on Only Dead Fish that talks about work being done in Italy, that could make 3D printing entire buildings possible. Digital architecture at it's finest... The entire story is at blueprintmagazine.co.uk
Posted in 3dprinting news on March 07, 2011 by Administrator
Today's TED talk is surgeon Anthony Atala demonstrating an early-stage experiment that could someday solve the organ-donor problem: a 3D printer that uses living cells to output a transplantable kidney. Using similar technology, Dr. Atala's young patient Luke Massella received an engineered bladder 10 years ago; we meet him onstage.
The February 12th - 18th, 2011 Economist magazine has a 3d printed violin on the cover, and the headline reads Print Me a Stradivarius: The manufacturing technology that will change the world.
Read the full article here...
Posted in 3dprinting news on September 14, 2010 by Administrator
The New York Times published the following article, on the state of 3d printing and how it may just change the face of manufacturing in the US...
New technology is giving rise to never-before-possible businesses that are selling products like iPhone cases, doorknobs, perfume bottles and architectural models. Read the article at NYTimes.com