Buttercup the duck was born in a high school biology lab, with a backwards left foot. When Mike Garey of Feathered Angels Waterfowl Sanctuary adopted Buttercup, he knew the duck needed help.
3D printers may hold the key to successfully producing the first transplantable kidneys for humans. Before 3D bioprinting was widely available, researchers were using pig kidneys...
One day expectant mothers might go for an ultrasound and leave with a 3D printed sculpture of their unborn baby. Several companies are pioneering the technology, including Tecnologia Humana 3D in Brazil and Fasotec in Japan.
Maxillofacial surgeons at the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) in Belgium have gotten their hands on an Mcor paper-based 3D printer, and it's changing the way they practice medicine.
San Francisco-based company Bespoke Innovations has developed an unusual solution aimed at helping amputees erase the awkwardness that comes with wearing prosthetic limbs.