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Old April 7 2013, 12:24 AM   #10
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Re: Coolest use of a 3D printer EVAR!!!

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The coolest use of a 3d printer is making organs. Google "3d printer kidney". THAT's some cool shit.
Wow that's amazing I googled it - and it's unreal. I had no idea they could do this!

Its one of those TED talks (a little long but worth it I thought).

http://www.ted.com/talks/anthony_ata...an_kidney.html
Yeah, pretty cool, but as the video says it's still a few years away. However, I found an article yesterday that brings it a little closer:
http://www.scientificamerican.com/ar...r-large-organs
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