3d printed brain

NW Noggin & PDX3DP Lab: 3D Printing Brain Models for Students in Oregon

3D printing is very helpful when used to make teaching tools and visual aids for the classroom. When I was scrolling through my Twitter feeds recently, I came across a…

Rapid 2019: FluidForm 3D Prints Silicones, Urethanes, Epoxies & Liquid metals

As hundreds of exhibitors take over the Cobo Center in Detroit for the RAPID+TCT show from May 20-23, visitors are able to see a wide range of different 3D printing…

Nova Scotia Surgeons Use 3D Printed Brain Model in Surgical Planning For the First Time

Last spring, Nick Rahr of Canada began experiencing some puzzling dizziness. His doctor conducted a brain scan, and told him that everything was clear, but a few months later Rahr…

3D Printed Octopus Brain Part of Tiny Museum Exhibit

Octopi are extremely intelligent creatures, and if you’ve ever wanted to see one in action, you can go to an aquarium to watch as they propel themselves through the water…

Hollywood & Johns Hopkins University Revolutionize Brain Operation Simulations With 3D Printing

In April, Hollywood special effects experts and a group of computer engineers and neurosurgeons from the John Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSM) led a collaborative project to develop a…

Using Virtual Reality to Travel Inside the Human Brain

It’s hard not to be fascinated by virtual reality. The fantasy of being able to immerse yourself in a nonexistent environment and navigate as if you are part of it…

3D Printing Helps Researchers Discover Why the Human Brain Has a Folded Structure

Despite its importance, the human brain still remains a huge mystery to most of medical science. While many researchers believe that the human brain has a folded structure in order…

3D Printed Models Help Doctors to Treat Brain Tumors–and Patients to Understand Them

The brain is perhaps the most complicated bodily organ to conduct surgery on, because of both how dense the tissue is and how uniquely formed each individual’s brain is. Also,…

First Realistic Brain Model 3D Printed to Aid with Surgical Procedure

A surgical procedure called Deep Brain Stimulation involves inserting electrodes into a patient’s brain to relieve symptoms related to conditions like Parkinson’s, tremors, extreme OCD or some varieties of chronic…

This Is Your Brain On 3D Printing

If you’ve been through the experience of having a complete MRI brain scan, and you’re not squeamish about such things, you might be interested in building a scale model 3D…

Surgeons 3D Print Models of Children’s Brains for Intensive Pediatric Surgeries

While most of us have either been the patient undergoing a surgical procedure or a loved one waiting and worrying, few of us have had to be on the other…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — April 11, 2015

This week’s 3D printing stories we didn’t cover run the gamut from quite serious to whimsical, beginning with serious news of an MIT student’s use of 3D printing to document…

All I Want for Christmas Is My Brain on My Christmas Tree: Doctor 3D prints ornaments of his brain

I remember as a kid, going over to my aunt’s house every winter to help her decorate her Christmas tree. Each and every year she would have new little ornaments…

Hold Your Brain in Your Hands: New Zealand Company Will 3D Print Your Brain

Just in time for Halloween (or for those of us who just have brains on our minds), New Zealand-based Brainform is up and running! While the company and its website…

With This 3D Printed Brain, I Thee Wed – Neuroscientist Gives His Bride His Brain

Interestingly enough, there have been several known weddings or wedding engagements which have relied heavily on 3D printing. Whether it’s a personalized 3D printed engagement ring, a 3D printed wedding…

The Franklin Institute 3D Prints Incredibly Complicated White Matter Brain Model for New Exhibit

Over the last few years researchers have learned a tremendous amount about the inner workings of the human brain. With that said, we have only begun to understand a small…