First 3D-printed Model of a Neuron

Source: Kurzweil November 15, 2013 [+]3D-printed model of a neuron (credit: Yale University) Yale neuroscientist Gordon Shepherd has created the first 3D-printed neuron with help from the Yale Center for Engineering Innovation and Design (CEID). “Brain microcircuits have a very complicated 3D architecture,” said Shepherd, a professor of neurobiology at the Yale School of Medicine and author of The Synaptic[…]