Brian Madeux’s life hasn’t been easy. So far, he’s had 26 operations to fix problems in everything from hernias to eyes. He has a rare disease called Hunter syndrome, which is caused by the lack of a gene that’s used to produce an enzyme that breaks down certain carbohydrates. As a result, the carbohydrates build up…
A potential life-changer for 37 million people.
LLNL researchers are exploring the use of metal 3D printing to create strong, lightweight structures for advanced laser systems – an effort they say could alter the way lasers are designed in the future.
New technologies allow medical experts to create remarkably detailed artificial faces. They can help restore the appearance – and the confidence and self-esteem – of patients who have suffered a disfiguring injury or disease.