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Print-On-Demand Bone Could Quickly Mend Major Injuries | VIDEO

Print-On-Demand Bone Could Quickly Mend Major Injuries
If you shatter a bone in the future, a 3D printer and some special ink could be your best medicine. Researchers have created what they call “hyperelastic bone” that can be manufactured on demand and works almost as well as the real thing

     If you shatter a bone in the future, a 3D printer and some special ink could be your best medicine. Researchers have created what they call “hyperelastic bone” that can be manufactured on demand and works almost as well as the real thing, at least in monkeys and rats.
By Jessica Boddy
www.sciencemag.org
9-28-16

Though not ready to be implanted in humans, bioengineers are optimistic that the material could be a much-needed leap forward in quickly mending injuries ranging from bones wracked by cancer to broken skulls. …

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