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3D Printer Recreates Skeletons

By: Ben Preiss - Published:   Updated: Apr 6 2011 • References: pinktentacle & technovelgy
Researchers at the Tissue Engineering Department at the University of Tokyo Hospital and venture capitalist, Next 21, use specialized 3D inkjet printers to print custom artificial bones for implantation.

Much like a conventional printer at your home, the special printer uses special technology to print 3D molds that traditionally took a lot longer to create. This will allow doctors to better service patients who need bone restructuring. Stats for Print Custom Artifical Bones Trending: Older & Chilly
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