Dr. Ali Khademhosseini and Dr. Utkan Demirci, researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital, discuss how 3D printing can be used to build cells, tissues and other biological structures that may address a variety of medical problems. Researchers first create a three dimensional design on a computer which transfers information to a 3D printer. The 3D deposits materials layer by layer to create a three dimensional object.
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