Could 3D Printed Bones Quickly Mend Major Injuries? You’ll never look at printers the same way again!

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A team of American scientists have developed a 3D-printed bone biomaterial that can coax your own skeleton to grow and fix injuries on its own.

Read the full article at: www.engadget.com

Imagine a day when a broken bone is treated with the help of a 3D printer and some special ink. Researchers have created what they call “hyperelastic bone” that can be printed on demand. This potentially allows surgeons to implant the material that can heal damaged bones in the body.

UFAI’s Dr. Baravarian is excited for the medical breakthrough saying, “While right now this technology is a thing of the future, some day it could be a miracle. I certainly will never look at a printer the same way again, that’s for sure!”

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  1. 3D-printed bone bio-material sounds good , if it works, it will be a major breakthrough all on it’s own, wow.

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