3D Printed skeletons help people learn about anatomy


 " Scientists from Massey University have developed a simple 3D scanning and printing method that will help students learn anatomy.

 3D digital replicas of a cane toad skeleton and the tough cartilage from the head of a spiny dogfish were made using consumer-level scanners. The skeleton and cartilage replicas were printed using a selective laser sintering 3D printer. These test cases explain how high-quality replicas can be made more accessible and make a case for wider application of 3D printing in anatomy."



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I love the idea that 3D Printing can help students learn anatomy and biology. This can be a huge innovation for educators for decades to come .


Source:  phys.org