Tuesday, 17 January 2012

The New Industrial Revolution...at Home #meded

One of the major developments on show at the recent CES show in Las Vegas has been the advent of 3D printing. Some say it heralds the new industrial revolution and after watching this video and others on the subject at Youtube, you can see why. The path from design to manufacture has been made so simpler. As someone involved in medical education, one of the first applications that springs to mind is the ability to construct organs for teaching purposes.