Thursday, July 20, 2017

Soft Artificial Human Heart #3DThursday #3DPrinting

from Soft Artificial Human Heart #3DThursday #3DPrinting
by Mikey Sklar

[ … Found on Futurism … ]

Researchers at ETH Z├╝rich have been developing a 3D printed human heart made from soft materials. The entire heart is cast as a single part from one mold. Unfortunately, the current concept materials fall apart after a few thousand heartbeats during circulation tests. The goal is to match the human heart in form and function. The research has been published in the medical journal Artificial Organs.

[ … Press Release … ]

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