Smart bandages have been in development for a good number of years. Swansea University's take on the technology hopes to use 5G bandwith to send the status of the wound to the healthcare provider.
Susie Robinson had her 3D printed titanium jaw implant attached in just over an hour and was able to recover within five days.
A team of researchers from the University of Glasgow has developed a first-of-its-kind smart skin that is more sensitive than human skin.
The 3D printed blood vessel was not rejected by the immune system because it came from the subject’s own body.
A team of scientists customised and restored 14-year-old Dallan Jennet's nose with the help of a 3-D print.
NASA has been testing 3D printed rocket engine parts for the last three years. However, in a recent test, NASA seems to have inched closer to building an entire rocket engine, one that is capable of powering a Mars lander
NASA is working tirelessly to put a 3D printer in space as soon as by fall 2014. The agency rationalizes the move as a drastically necessarily to cut down the downtime related to the creation and/or replacement of tools and other parts and also vital in aiding research experiments conducted by astronauts.
If you planning to print anything using your 3D printing, be sure to open a window to let some fresh air in as a new study found that fumes from the printer can be hazardous over time.