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Total fabrication: M.D.-Ph.D. student Du Cheng with the 3D printer. Photo credit: John Abbott

The Library's New Open-Acess 3D Printer Gets Rave Review

In the spring of 2014, first-year M.D.- Ph.D. student Du Cheng brought a bone fragment from an anatomical model to Dr. Estomih Mtui. Cheng told Dr. Mtui, a professor of anatomy of radiology, that he'd found the fragment, part of a facsimile of the fourJth lumbar vertebrae that had gone missing from the lab.

That was a fib: Cheng had actually created the piece using a 3D printer, a demo...

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From left: Dr. Ding Cheng Gao, Kari Fischer, Dr. Vivek Mittal Photo credit: Carlos Rene Perez

Study of Breast Cancer Metastasis Upends Conventional Wisdom, Suggesting New Treatment Strategy

Breast cancer cells do not undergo a commonly accepted transformation in order to spread to distant organs such as the lungs, Weill Cornell Medicine investigators have found in a new study. This discovery may settle a longstanding debate about how cancers spread, the investigators say, and may profoundly change the way many forms of the disease are treated.

For more than a decade, many researchers have believed that a biological process that transforms the shape...

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