New Bio-Ink May Allow 3D-Printed Organs To Be Frozen For Storage

Posted in Medicine on 24th Dec, 2021
by Alex Muller

Depending on factors such as the printing material being used, 3D-bioprinted tissue currently has to be implanted within no more than a few hours to a few days of being created.

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.