September 2016

Hyperelastic 3D Printed Material Helps Heal Bones

Hyperelastic 3D Printed Material Helps Heal Bones

Scientists have developed a new bioengineered "bone", which has already helped mend bone injuries in rats and monkeys, according to Popular Science. These 3D printed grafts are made from hydroxyapatite, a mineral found in bones, and a biodegradable polymer. This makes these implants much more flexible than their traditional counterparts.

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