We Can 3D Print a Living Rat’s Skeleton

A few weeks ago we marveled at the first surgery in the U.S. using a 3D printed skull implant, which was made by using data from precise X-ray CT scans.

Now a freshman student and a research assistant professor at the University of Notre Dame have conceived and commenced a project to make anatomical 3D models directly from X-ray computer tomographic data sets, which could help students and medical professionals to understand complex bone and organ structures, and also to diagnose and research diseases, reports Medical Daily.

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