Skip Navigation

Ethical Considerations for Replicating Bones with 3D Printing

CITI Program 24 January 2020 by CITI Program

Evolving technology now makes 3D printing an inexpensive technology for reproducing replica bones. Digital bone repositories around the world are currently working through the ethical issues involved with this technology, such as who owns the right to print which bones or if it is even possible to own the rights to part of a person.

Read further: 3D Printing and the Murky Ethics of Replicating Bones


CITI Program module on Human Subjects Considerations and Big Data Research

This module examines the ethical issues of using large datasets (big data) in human subjects research, including informed consent, risk of harm, anonymity, data security, privacy, and confidentiality. It can be added to your Human Subjects Research (HSR) offerings at any time for no additional fee.

View HSR Catalog