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3d heart

A model plan to fix a heart

In Kerala, 3D printing technology is proving to be a game changer in complex surgical procedures. At birth, the doctors found Balan (name changed) to be an anatomical puzzle. All his organs, the heart, the liver, the spleen and the stomach were ‘reversed’ or seemed to be mirror images of what was normal. By itself, […]

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Think it, Print it

With 3D printers growing in size, and plans afoot to replicate skin tissueand organs, this technology is set to spring more surprises. Across the globe, 3D printing has become an almost magical reality. If you fancy a nine-course meal ‘printed’ on order — accompanied by printed cutlery and furniture (and virtual reality headsets that play […]

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