Medical technology

Close up picture of a model of a human heart created with a 3-D printer

Pumped Up

These 3-D printers create perfect models of life-sized human hearts, spines and other body parts

Liu and Zhu’s tracheal intubation guide system.

A Life-Saving Innovation

Recent grads win engineering design award for a low-cost medical device that will help keep patients breathing

Prof. Matt Ratto holds a conventional prosthetic socket (left) and one his lab printed.

A Foot in Two Worlds

3-D printing is creating new opportunities – and raising intriguing questions – as digital and physical realms meld