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Artificial eyes, plastic skulls

Manufacturing Group | April 23, 2014

3D printing the human body.

Artificial eyes, plastic skulls

(CNN) - The 21st century has seen the growth of 3D printing, with well-known applications in architecture, manufacturing, engineering, and now increasingly in medicine.

The birth of 3D scanning technologies combined with organic inks and thermoplastics has enabled the "bioprinting" of a range of human body parts to accommodate a wide range of medical conditions. Let's start form the top.

Read the full article by Meera Senthilingam, for CNN by clicking here.

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