Can you 3D print me a new kidney?
This week, are we on the verge of being able to print a new kidney or liver? And will every home soon have a machine in it to make medicines so we don’t need to head off to the chemist for a dose of antibiotics? This is the world of 3D printing and we’ll show you what it promises to deliver... Plus, in the news, is fracking contaminating underground water or is it just leaky pipes? And a new breakthrough therapy for multiple sclerosis...
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Does fracking contaminate our water supplies? And if so, is this down to the process itself or simply poor workmanship?
How do you pick the perfect spot to park on a comet?
A new, nanoparticle treatment for multiple sclerosis is about to be trialled in Cambridge.
Human faces are much more diverse and varied than we would expect, compared to animal visages and other body parts.
How does a 3D printer actually work? We go through the basics and find out
what 3D printing might mean for our futures.
With enormous waiting lists for replacement livers and kidneys, could 3D
printing be an eventual solution to organ donor shortages?
Jet engines have their work cut out keeping entire planes in the air. This
means making strong, durable parts is very important.
3D printing can also be used at the nano-scale, creating scaffolding which
can be used to give materials new properties, like springy clay.
Could 3D printers ever save us a trip to the pharmacy by allowing us to
print out prescription drugs at home?
Cambridge based company Dovetailed have developed a process to print fruit, including ones that don’t even exist, like the “honeyberry”.
Hello I am a year 12 Student at Salisbury High School and I am doing an assignment on Nanotechnology, self-cleaning glass. I have a question: "How is self cleaning glass made?"
It will be greatly appreciated if you can possibly provide any information.
Thank-You from Nikki