Bioprinting

3D printed human corneas created at Newcastle University

Posted in Science on 31st May, 2018
by Alex Muller

Using a 3D printer, this bio-ink was extruded into concentric circles to form an artificial cornea, according to a paper published in Experimental Eye Research.

Breakthrough new method for 3D-printing living tissues

Posted in Science on 24th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

Printing high-resolution living tissues is currently difficult because the cells often move within printed structures and can collapse on themselves.

New acoustic-tweezer design allows for 3D bioprinting

Posted in Science on 29th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

The new 3D acoustic tweezers can pick up single cells, or cell assemblies, and deliver them to desired locations to create 2D and 3D cell patterns, or print the cells into shapes.

3D Printing Organs: Indian Startup 3D Bioprints Human Liver

Posted in Medicine on 15th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

3D printing human tissue, if the technology is perfected, can make liver transplants more safe and accessible.

Printable Organs Are Closer Than Ever Thanks to Three Bioprinting Breakthroughs

Posted in Medicine on 7th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

Lets take a look at a few recent breakthroughs in bioprinting getting us closer to a world in which organ shortages will be a thing of the past.