March 29, 2016

The Future of 3D Printing for Drugs and Organs

3D printing is expected to dramatically change healthcare. Using it for medical applications (like dental implants and custom-fit Invisalign) could amount to a market of $2 billion by 2020. 3D printing might also be used to create personalized pills, with customized dosages and layering drugs for multiple issues. Experts even project that they will be able to create a 3D printed heart – but that could take 20 years or so.

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Topics: Innovation, Science

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