Watch this lab 3D print human skin equivalent


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/07/06/watch-this-lab-3d-print-human.html


#2

Darkman had one of these things almost 30 years ago.


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#4

yeah but it kept melting.


#5

That’s why you should always use manufacturer-approved filament.


#6

From the video it looks like it would taste like gummy bears.

gummy%20skin


#7

If this future technology had existed in the Nineteen-fifties, Ed Gein would have been a simple hobbyist, instead of a grave-robbing, murdering freak!


#8

We’ve come a long way for the dystopian vision in the 80s…
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But honestly the points the video makes are quite cool. Imagine no more animal testing for things like cosmetics.


#9

3D printed lymph nodes would be nice.


#10

3D printed lymph nodes that pixel censor you (at least to your friends) are a welcome comic tell. Hey don’t look now, but I think that amaranth had peanut oil in it…


#11

You know what a lymph node is, right?
And how you usually lose some?


#12

Put me down for a fist full of pancreases.


#13

I doubt that waiting for a machine to finish creating his latest lampshade/skin suit would have captured his interest.

Like many other “hobbies”, the fun is in the finding.


#14

I think the sewing was kind of an afterthought to the whole murder, cannibalism and necrophilia thing. I could be wrong here. :slight_smile:


#15
  1. This is awesome! and;
  2. Step one towards realistic Terminators

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