There is a tremendous amount of hype about the potential of 3D printing. The technology is already able to produce customized, one-of-a-kind prosthetic limbs, or artificial hips for patients. These devices are designed specifically to fit each individual’s unique anatomy.
In this podcast Dr Kate Black, a lecturer in Additive Manufacturing in the University’s Department of Mechanical, Materials & Aerospace Engineering, takes us on a journey to the not-so-distant future of 3D printing. A place where limbs are not so much 3d printed as grown and the components are not plastic and metal but flesh and blood.
To find out more you can listen to the podcast by clicking here.
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