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3D Modeling & 3D Printing Can Improve THA Diagnosis, Classification, & Surgical Planning

The Electronic Presentation Online System, or EPOS, is the European Society of Radiology‘s electronic database for scientific exhibits. A group of researchers published in EPOS about their work using 3D…

2d3d.ai: 3D Reconstruction from a 2D Image Using a Neural Network

As artificial intelligence begins to take a real hold in the technology department, we are able to loosen the reins a bit as humans and relax while the innovations we…

What is Metrology Part 14: Image Restoration

This is an article detailing the depth of information and and knowledge within image restoration. Be prepared to take a brief trip on the extent of this technology and how it can be utilized.

What is Metrology Part 11: Computer Vision

This is a brief article on the basics of computer vision as it is an important field to understand within metrology.

Chinese Researchers 3D Print Peripheral Nerves for Complex Study Using Enhanced Staining

Researchers are using 3D printing for nerve reconstruction, learning more about how nerves work both functionally and internally in a peripheral capacity. They outlined their methods and results in the…

US Army Research Lab Scientists Creating Atomic-Level 3D Reconstructions of Specimens

The US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is responsible for plenty of innovative 3D printing research over the years, such as 3D printing drones and working with recycled 3D printing material. Now, material…

Physicians and Engineers Use 3D Printing and Modeling to Determine Which Surgical Approach is Best in Aortic Valve Replacements

We’ve seen 3D printed heart valve models used for training purposes before, as well as 3D printed patient-specific heart valve models and aortas used in pre-surgical planning. The latter is what physicians…

UK Researchers Develop Method to Make 3D Facial Recreations Using a Single 2D Facial Image

The art of using 2D images to recover 3D facial geometry is known as 3D facial reconstruction, which has helped give long-dead historical figures a face and even identify murder…

Making History Accessible: 3D Scanning, 3D Printing and Forensics Archaeology Recreate the Face of the Lady of Cao

While many say that 3D printing is the technology of the future, it’s often used as a gateway to the past, making ancient history more accessible to everyone. The technology…

Carmera Officially Launches to Gather Real-Time 3D Mapping Data for Autonomous Vehicle Makers…and Everyone Else

While it’s true that social media connects pretty much everyone these days, on a different level, roads are what physically connect us – to the grocery store, to school and work,…

World’s First Customized 3D Printed Airway Stents Developed and Implemented in France

Not all 3D printing in the medical field means that someone’s managed to 3D print skin, kidneys, or other organs. Oftentimes, 3D printing technology is used in the creation of…

A 3D Virtual Tour is Underway for Recently Discovered Sunken Ship

In 2008, an Australian ship called the HMAS Sydney was discovered in the Indian Ocean, about 200 km off Australia’s west coast. Why is this important? Well, of course, sunken ships…

Ancient Rome is Reconstructed in 3D: Check Out the Video Tour!

Roman Empire buffs, listen up! In 2014, a new piece of an ongoing puzzle about Ancient Rome was discovered. This piece is part of a huge map carved on 150…

3D Printing to Help Reconstruct Skull of Woman with Multiple Brain Tumors

It’s one of our worse nightmares. We live a healthy life, eat right, exercise, and have a job we love, and this still doesn’t protect us from a medical tragedy…

Microsoft Researchers Create Skynet UI: Turns Smartphones into 3D Scanners

With 3d printers creeping their ways into thousands of new homes every month, such technology is bringing forth a variety of possible new applications for all sorts of technology. In…