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August 22, 2013 AT 3:00 pm

3D Printing in Medicine: How Technology Will Save Your Life #3DThursday #3DPrinting

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Here’s a collection of the latest recent stories following the ways in which medicine has explored 3D printing. From 3D Printing in Medicine: How Technology Will Save Your Life, from CGTrader.com:

I would not agree that the technological revolution inspired by 3D printing has already become self-evident. Recently 3D printing has been treated as the hot mainstream trend, but, believe, there are thousands of people, who still are not aware of this mind-blowing invention. Obviously, the technology is under careful surveillance by scientists, designers, futurists, and hobbyists. No doubt, it will change our lives. 3D printing is already reshaping them.

Before mid-1990s, the internet seemed like something that surpasses the boundaries of imagination, similarly to how today we read about liquid metal and rocket parts that soon will be 3D printed and it looks too far out. Practitioners, theorists, and media cannot just stay calm and observe, so they have already launched discussions on the topic: is it really something that is going to turn a world upside down or is it just too much ado for nothing? Some so-called columnists compare 3D printing to Michelangelo’s marble carvings and I think this expression is too strong, even if this hell’s machine does half of a job instead of the artist. All in all, 3D printing invades more and more spheres of our casual lives. So, I guess, it is about the time to announce the fact that – folks, future is now. Not tomorrow. There is no tomorrow nowadays.

Check out the full list here! And check out some the intriguing photos that follow for inspiration. Read more.

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