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To what extent will 3D printing revolutionise the world we live in today?

Charlotte A, Year 11

To what extent will 3D printing revolutionise the world we live in today, if it is possible to 3D print a complex organ such as the heart?

At the moment 3D printing is still a relatively new concept especially in the medical world, however the industry is growing rapidly and by 2020 is expected to be a 5.2 billion dollar industry, this is a 300% growth in just 8 years. Right now the use of 3D printing in medicine only accounts for 8.8% of all of the uses of the applications of 3D printing.

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