3D printing

we’ve been seeing an upswing of stories about applications of 3d printing in medicine, lately.

here are a few links to the cooler stories:

the National Institute of Health is opening access to bioinformatic data:

http://www.3dprinterworld.com/article/nih-building-library-free-3d-printable-bioinformatic-data

organ transplants may now be fast-tracked with 3d printers:

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9244884/The_first_3D_printed_organ_a_liver_is_expected_in_2014

 

and, a bit closer to home…

we also ran across a pretty cool mod that we could do to our printer here in the TECH Playground…3d chocolate, anyone?

http://makezine.com/2014/06/24/discov3ry-upgrade-your-3d-printer-for-icing-and-more/

 

what could we do with a 3d printer for your research area? Stop by the TECH Playground, 326 willard, and chat with us about it!

tb

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