Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 2.1

Why jump, you ask? Would printing a human kidney be reason enough?

Lisa Harouni: A primer on 3D printing
{thanks to Arlene B}

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Anthony Atala: printing a human kidney
from the page
Surgeon Anthony Atala demonstrates an early-stage experiment that could someday solve the organ-donor problem: a 3D printer that uses living cells to output a transplantable kidney. Using similar technology, Dr. Atala’s young patient Luke Massella received an engineered bladder 10 years ago; we meet him onstage.

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And something for fun—

A five-year-old girl breaks it down for you.
{thanks to Edward O.}

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Featured image created by Lisa Nilsson, photographed by John Polak.

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