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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

 

All About The Critical Making Lab’s Partner, Nia Technologies

printAbility is one of the many exciting projects that Critical Making Lab researchers are involved with. It focuses on creating the infrastructure for making customized leg prosthetics in the developing world. Learn about the lab’s partner in this work, Nia Technologies, here.

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