“Shape of an Angel”

Aug 3, 2012 | Tech News

WHAT IS IT?
An expectant mother can convert an MRI scan of her fetus into a 3D printout of white and clear resin.

WHY IS IT RELEVANT?
As 3D printing becomes more accessible, what other things will people want to memorialize in 3D? Will we be able to capture special family moments as 3D sculptures, much in the way we memorialize historical events? Will 3D printouts of our brains become the death masks of the future?

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