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  • Uploaded 5 years ago in the category Medical 3D printing has come a long way in the past few years. These printers are able to make houses, foods, and even body parts! Tara breaks down some of the recent mindblowing developments in 3D printing, including how we're starting to print human organs! Read More: Learn more about the Stuff to Blow Your Mind Science Awards Contest: http://www.stufftoblowyourmind.com/science-awards High School Students Make Prosthetic Hand For 9-Year-Old Girl http://www.myfoxphilly.com/story/25384535/boylan-high-school "Kylie Wicker was born without fingers on her left hand. She has always tried to keep a positive attitude about her situation, however, sometimes it hasn't been easy." 3D-printed skull implanted in patient http://www.umcutrecht.nl/research/news/2014/03/3d-printed-skull-implanted-in-patient.htm "The patient who received the new skull suffers from a condition that thickens the bone structure, particularly that of the skull." Artificial eyes, plastic skulls: 3-D printing the human body http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/17/tech/innovation/artificial-eyes-3d-printing-body/index.html "The 21st century has seen the growth of 3-D printing, with well-known applications in architecture, manufacturing, engineering, and now increasingly in medicine." Replacement Organs and Tissues http://www.wakehealth.edu/Research/WFIRM/Research/Engineering-A-Kidney.htm "There is a critical shortage of organs for transplantation, with more than 60,000 people on the nationwide waiting list." Printing Skin Cells on Burn Wounds http://www.wakehealth.edu/Research/WFIRM/Research/Military-Applications/Printing-Skin-Cells-On-Burn-Wounds.htm "Skin is the body's largest organ. Loss of the skin barrier results in fluid and heat loss and the risk of infection." Watch More: Solar Powered Bikini https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahbnsZsgOIY TestTube Wild Card http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-452-time-perception?utm_campaign=DNWC&utm_medium=DNews&utm_source=YT Walking Improves Creativity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIZXmLe-61c ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Tara Long on Twitter https://twitter.com/TaraLongest Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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