Greg Miller | Apr. 1, 2013 | Wired Magazine
The idea to print skeletons from CT scans came from Evan Doney, an engineering student working in the lab of Matthew Leevy, who runs the biological imaging facility at the University of Notre Dame.
"At first I didn’t really know what the killer app would be, I just knew it would be really cool," Leevy said. But he began to see new possibilities after striking up a conversation with an ear, nose, and throat specialist during an office visit for a sinus problem. "I actually got out my computer and showed him some slides, and by the end of it we were collaborating."