3D Printing and Biotechnology

Alec Abby Riley JJ Ryan

Intro to 3D Printing

Three-dimensional printing is nothing less than a miracle for modern biotechnology. The use of 3D printing for cell and organ studies/research should be more aggressibely pursued as a common essential for modern use. Three-D printing is the additive composition of objects through layering which uses blueprints from drafting programs. As the need for new technology arises in the medical field, 3D printing offers the solutions to both research and application problems.

Regulation and Accessability of the 3D Printer

With increased availability of 3D printers comes growing concerns of weapons manufacturing and organ harvesting on the black market. In order for 3D printing to become widely accepted and used in the medical community the government must take initiative to regulate this new practice. With proper regulation the negative effects of 3D printing can be reduced and society can continue to benefit from this new practice.

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