Eric Moger, a 60 year old man in England lost the left side of his face after a surgery to remove a tumor. Due to the hole in his face he was unable to eat and drink properly. A doctor created a 3D printed prosthetic face, allowing Eric to get his life back.
Researchers at Japan’s National Institute of Genetics captured footage of a thought formation in the brain of a zebrafish.
Philadelphia neuroscientist-turned-artist Greg Dunn paints elegant metallic neurons from memory. After earning his Ph.D. in Neuroscience at University of Pennsylvania, Dunn now devotes his time to painting, merging his passions for neuroanatomy and Asian art.
New York City artist, Jordan Eagles, sometimes referred to as the “blood artist” has been using blood procured from a slaughterhouse as his primary medium for over a decade. Eagles manipulates the blood through layering, heating, burning, aging, and sometimes mixing with copper to spark the flow of energy once present. Preserved and encased in plexiglass and UV resin, the “works becomes relics of that which was once living, embodying transformation, regeneration and an allegory of death to life.” When […]
Heavily inspired by the iRSM Digital Design in Facial Prosthetics workshop in Edmonton, Canada this summer, my classmate Lindsay and I conducted a study on rapid prototyping a digitally designed 3-piece auricular prosthesis mold. We utilized an iCAT to obtain DICOM files of our ear casts and patient treatment site. The DICOM files were then imported into Materialise Mimics to mirror the existing ear to adapt to the treatment surface. It was then booleoned from a larger cylinder and digitally […]