Gallery: Cornell Scientists Create Functional, Lifelike Ear Using 3D-Pr...

 

Cornell bioengineers have combined 3-D printing with injectable gel molds to create an artificial ear that looks and functions like a real human ear. The new bioengineering method offers a more natural-feeling and painless alternative to conventional reconstructive surgery and prosthetics. The technology could help children born with microtia, congenital deformity and those who suffered ear loss due to cancer or an accident.

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  1. xylx June 4, 2014 at 4:21 am

    Hi Sir
    I\’m Mohd from India
    can anyone help me in getting my lest ear reconstruction surgery by 3d printer

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