Forget guns – let’s print something interesting. Hamburgers. Cranial bones. A child’s windpipe. Prosthetic leg for a duck (how sweet is that?!). These are the things that are being created by 3D Printers today. What else can we do? Scientists are now working on 3D printing a human heart. Yes – no more worries about finding a match and waiting for a donor, watching the clock and hoping time doesn’t run out first. Just use your own cells, DNA code, maybe a little plasma, and voila – we’ll print you a heart!
The technology is here. In fact, it’s probably been here for a while. But now you can do it at home! Heck, couple the 3D printer with a voice activator, and you can just tell it what to print – “Printer, one Cadbury cream egg and a dirty Martini, shaken, not stirred.”
An organ? A broken fingernail? A tooth? What would you print?