Building better bones with 3-D printing

In episode 70, Jordan and Charlie discuss 3-D printable ink that produces a synthetic bone implant that rapidly induces bone regeneration and growth. A Northwestern University research team has developed a hyperelastic “bone” material, the shape of which can be easily customized, and could one day be especially useful for the treatment of bone defects in children.

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