3D Printing

3D printers can be used for building prototypes for the medical, aerospace, engineering and automotive industries, and the more compact units are priced for consumers. See how industry leaders are making the latest technology come to life.


Scientists Have 3D Printed Artificial Corneas Using Human Cells

Scientists at Newcastle University have developed a way to 3D print corneas using human cells combined with alginate and collagen to create a material they call a “bio-ink.” With a current shortage of corneas available for transplants, these innovators are hoping that in the future this new technique could help the millions people worldwide who need surgery in order to prevent corneal blindness.

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Boston: The Home of 3D Printing

From health care to manufacturing, 3D printing offers certain businesses and engineers a flexible, efficient and personalized way to create items and parts. And no city believes in 3D printing’s potential more than Boston, where printing companies have continuously sprouted up to satisfy the country’s appetite for the new technology.

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