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Dentistry is getting the 3D Printing Treatment

As we all know, there are many applications for 3D printing, especially within the medical industry. In particular, Additive Manufacture is gaining a significant position within dentistry. Today, millions of orthodontic braces, de [...]

Create gives new start for Haitian mother

The victims of the Haiti earthquake have endured a nightmare, but life will be just that little more bearable for one single mother with a tragic story to tell. Now she has received the first medical-grade 3D printed prosthetic ar [...]

3D Printing and Medicine: Artificial Mockups

3D printing is making leaps and bounds in its advancement, and through its journey forwards, this technology is taking many other technologies and applications forward along the way. As part of a series of articles, in this partic [...]

Vital intruduces Vitrea® 7

MINNEAPOLIS, June 22, 2016 Vital Images, Inc. (Vital), a Minneapolis-based advanced medical imaging and informatics company, recently launched version 7 of its Vitrea advanced visualization software. This innovative, application-b [...]

3D printing helps save infant with brain growing outside skull

Sometimes you hear a story that just warms your heart, and Bentley Yoder's is one such story. Last month he underwent reconstructive surgery to move his brain inside his skull, a move that was helped with 3D printed models.   &nbs [...]

10 ways desktop 3D printers are sparking a medical revolution

The technology behind 3D printing has been around for decades, but desktop 3D printers have only recently become affordable enough to stand on our desks and manufacture physical objects for us, on-demand. Now desktop 3D printers a [...]

3D Printing and Medicine: Developing Technology

3D printing is making leaps and bounds in its advancement, and through its journey forwards, this technology is taking many other technologies and applications forward along the way. As part of a series of articles, in this partic [...]

Restoring Vision Platforms: Retinal Implant FDA Approved

Sight and vision are often thought of as one and the same but both affect the human experience in different ways. Sight can be measured tangibly in the doctor’s office with the Snellen eye chart looking for 20/ 20 vision or with a [...]

Saving an eagle with rapid prototyping

In light of all of the sad news that has been echoing around the world from guns, violence and hate, here is an uplifting story that illustrates what happens when people around the world come together to help one another. This sto [...]

Students create new ankle foot orthosis

Thousands of patients around the world could soon feel the benefit of 3D printing thanks to a new approach to producing Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO), pioneered by students at Gonzaga University in Washington. Additive manufacturing c [...]