Wednesday, December 24, 2014

The 3D Printing Revolution Marches On

And marches on 3D printed knee joints, no less! That's right, scientists can print a knee joint replacement:
Essentially, doctors at the Columbia University Medical Center have been able to print a knee meniscus using a degradable plastic scaffold and a protein growth system. The body then subsumes the printed object and turns the protein into a knee joint.
Click the above link to see a short, informative video and to learn more about this amazing application of an amazing technology! [ht:]