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Professors save life using object from 3D printer

Two University professors are honored in this month’s issue of Popular Mechanics magazine as one of the 10 most world-changing groups of innovators in 2013.The honor follows the professors’ unprecedented treatment of a rare type of tracheal collapse: using a 3D printer to produce a customized, tailored splint to correct medical problems. Glenn Green, associate professor of pediatric otolaryngology, and Scott Hollister, professor of biochemical and mechanical engineering and associate professor of surgery, produced what may be the first instance of 3D printing saving a life.The University got a mention in the list last year for the MABEL robot,

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02 Nov
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RT @fakhrulshawal: Professors save life using object from #3Dprinter - The Michigan Daily http://t.co/huVIPkGBNg