Tissue scaffold technology could help rebuild large organs

Posted in Medicine on 20th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers have developed a new tissue scaffold (support structure) technology that could one day make it possible to engineer large organs.

The printed organs coming to a body near you

Posted in Medicine on 17th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

From kidneys to hands, 3D printers are now churning out made-to-order bones and rudimentary organs.

'See-through' bodies technique developed

Posted in Science on 1st Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

A way to turn an entire body transparent has been developed by scientists studying rodents.

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.

3D printing making progress on building tissue with blood vessels to enable large printed organs

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

A strategy for vascularization of hydrogel constructs that combine advances in 3D printing technology and biomaterials.