Design Student Creates 3D Skin Printer Concept to Alleviate Burns & Skin Disease

Many of us completely take our skin for granted, punishing it under the glare of the sun, caking it with makeup, and subjecting it to a wide array of materials and chemicals, generally without a thought. For some though, skin disease and trauma make life itchy, embarrassing, and devastatingly painful–and they can be potentially life threatening. Continue reading “Design Student Creates 3D Skin Printer Concept to Alleviate Burns & Skin Disease”

3D Printed Skin: New Zealand Designer Streamlines Medical Training in Sutures

Medical education and clinical experience can only be obtained through learning and doing, so it has to start somewhere. We just hope it’s as painless for the patients as possible. This issue can be enormous in developing countries where medical care is scarce and often first- and second-year medical students are thrown into medical care and procedures with a startling lack of practice, due to emergency and necessity. Continue reading “3D Printed Skin: New Zealand Designer Streamlines Medical Training in Sutures”