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.

A new method for 3D printing organs

Posted in Medicine on 27th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

The challenge with soft materials is that they collapse under their own weight when 3D printed in air.

How to 3D print a heart

Posted in Medicine on 25th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Carnegie Mellon scientists are creating technology that could one day solve the shortage of heart transplants, which are currently needed to repair damaged organs.

3D-Printed Kidney Tissue Form Organovo Is Here

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

In Boston, the biomedical company Organovo showed off its technique for 3D printing human kidney tissue.

Bio-printing transplantable tissues and organs is now a step closer

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

Scientists from the Universities of Sydney, Harvard, Stanford, and MIT have bio-printed artificial vascular networks mimicking the bodys circulatory system.