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Heart to Heart in the Critical Making Lab

This Valentine’s Day, Research Associate Joshua Qua Hiansen wants to give away his heart. It’s okay, he has a lot of spares:

Purple heart 1 Pink heart 1

Of course, these hearts don’t beat for anyone, even true love. They’re anatomical models for teaching medical students. More on Josh’s Twitter:

Mixed media human aortic valve

Demonstration of valve printed in flexible resin

Progression of printing

 

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Rowena is a second year Museum Studies student at the iSchool and curator at Semaphore lab. Having read 'I, Robot' at a formative age, she is fascinated by technology's potential to make the world a better place.

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