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Print me a new kidney, please


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When will Angelina be able to print her own Ethiopian baby? On a more serious note, Kidney's can be transplanted. I'd be more impressed if the could print spinal cord material
#1 Michael Williams on 2009-12-09 18:58 (Reply)
The real question is when will Shapeways be offering as a material option. I think it would help me with designing my robotic implants.
#2 Kristopher Reed on 2009-12-10 04:36 (Reply)
If I had one of these I think I'd use it to print a brain.

A back-up brain... a smaller one (it's amazing what they can do these days, and apparently I only use about 10% of my brain anway)... a smaller one, but one that's still hosted in my own body - with some sort of wire connecting them so I'm actually thinking with both of them at the same time.

That would be cool. Then I'd separate them so my consciousness was actually residing in two different places, and then I'd put one in the fridge as a backup in case I ever damaged the other one, or wore out it out etc.
#3 Nick Taylor (Homepage) on 2009-12-11 03:04 (Reply)
Print me a new liver, please.
#4 David Drummond on 2009-12-12 02:55 (Reply)

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