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This Week in the 3D Printing World: 3D Printed Blood Vessels, Prosthetic Hands, and More

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This Week in the 3D Printing World: 3D Printed Blood Vessels, Prosthetic Hands, and More

3D Printing to Preserve Heritage: Replica of Palmyra Arch Draws Millions of Visitors at Fourth Installation Stop in Arona, Italy

  • Using 3D photography to capture dimensions and specifications, the project targets to document historic and archeological locations all around the world.
  • The data gathered can be used to recreate artifacts and structures through 3D printing.

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3D Printing Inspires Artificial Blood Vessel Engineering Process in Teeth to Reimagine Root Canals

  • Researchers developed a process that enables them to engineer new blood vessels in teeth which creates better long-term root canal outcomes for clinicians and patients.
  • Other studies have focused on how vascularized pulp regenerates by culturing stem and/or endothelial cells on flat substrates, in 3D scaffold matrices, and in tissue constructs with no scaffolds.

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Lexington Man Makes Prosthetic Hands Using 3D Printer

  • Elijah Baker, a Lexington man, is taking his interest in 3D printers to help out children who need prosthetic hands.
  • Elijah wants the prosthetic hands to go to kids so their families don’t have to worry about its cost.

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Imperial College London introduces multimaterial 3D printer for alloys, elastomers and resin

  • The 3D printer is capable of working with up to three different materials, allowing open experimentation with low-melting point alloys, 3D printable elastomers, and resins.
  • The custom 3D printer configuration is a system of three print heads, one inkjet for using inks at room temperature, one continuous nozzle for resin deposition and curing, and a final heated inkjet head.

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How Many Sports Injuries Can Be Prevented Through 3D Printing?

  • 3D printing shows promising potential for reducing the number and severity of head injuries suffered in sports like football.
  • Without 3D technology, it would be impossible to create a helmet perfectly shaped to an individual player’s head, for example, or to inexpensively prototype the complex microlattices or quill-like structures that are the basis of these advanced designs.

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