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Models hit runway in 3D printed clothing

Designers are seeing benefits in going high tech, printing out clothing with details as precise as a tenth of a millimeter small.

Baby’s life saved with groundbreaking 3D printed device from U-M that restored his breathing

Kaiba’s parents had no choice but to watch helplessly as their baby stopped breathing nearly every day, until U-M doctors teamed saved his life using device created with a 3-D laser printer. Read the incredible story here:

Since 1903, the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital has led the way in providing comprehensive, specialized health care for children. From leading-edge heart surgery that’s performed in the womb to complete emergency care that’s there when you need it, families from all over come to the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital for our pediatric expertise. In 2013, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital was ranked eighth in the nation in Parents Magazine’s 10 Best Children’s Hospitals ranking. 

Human ear fabrication shows potential for growth

Researchers in Boston are in the final stages of testing a new technique to fabricate a fully functional human ear with a patient’s own cells. Using scans, computer modelling and 3D printing, the scientists say their research heralds a new era of regenerative medicine.

Future organ production a possibility with 3D stem cell printer

For the first time scientists have printed human embryonic stem cells using a 3D printer. The Heriot-Watt University team’s research could eventually lead to human organs being printed on demand and an end to animal drug testing.

MakerBot’s Bre Pettis Talks about Their New “Digitizer”

MakerBot cofounder and CEO Bre Pettis talks about the Digitizer, how it fits into the 3D printing landscape, and what the future will look like.

Can organs be created in future with 3D printers?

There are computer printers that can bring us vivid color and even photo quality - but how about one which prints human organs! It’s in development now, and scientists working on it think it will prove a watershed moment for medicine, although fears over human cloning could make so-called ‘people printing’ hard to sell.

Redefining the dictionary

Is the beloved paper dictionary doomed to extinction? In this infectiously exuberant talk, leading lexicographer Erin McKean looks at the many ways today’s print dictionary is poised for transformation. As the CEO and co-founder of new online dictionary Wordnik, Erin McKean is reshaping not just dictionaries but how we interact with language itself.

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Shapeways: The Amazon Of 3D Printing

A sprawling NYC factory and an online marketplace help Shapeways gain a foothold in the emerging commercial 3D printing industry.