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    First 3D-printed human corneas

    First 3D-printed human corneas

    Dr Steve Swioklo, co-author with Prof Che Connon (right) as cornea is printed. (Image: Newcastle University) (Nanowerk News) As the outermost layer of the human… Read More →

     
     

    New Product Alert : Organ-on-a-Chip Kit

    New Product Alert : Organ-on-a-Chip Kit

    SOURCE Put it on a chip! Organ-on-a-chip technology, developed by the Wyss Institute at Harvard, has had a revolutionary impact on the field of tissue… Read More →

     
     

    Nanotechnology and 3D-printing

    Nanotechnology and 3D-printing

    SOURCE (Nanowerk Spotlight) Additive manufacturing is a way of making 3-D objects by building up material, layer upon layer, with the guidance of a digital… Read More →

     
     

    Engineers Hack Cell Biology to Create 3-D Shapes from Living Tissue

    Engineers Hack Cell Biology to Create 3-D Shapes from Living Tissue

    Scientists used contractile mesenchymal cells from mouse embryos to power self-folding living tissues. Image by Zev Gartner Lab/UCSF SOURCE In the journey from egg to embryo… Read More →

     
     

    Successful Surgery Leads to First 3D Printed Shoulder Replacement in Croatia

    Successful Surgery Leads to First 3D Printed Shoulder Replacement in Croatia

      SOURCE A 60-year-old man in Croatia had been suffering from an infection in his shoulder, resulting in him losing a great deal of bone mass… Read More →

     
     

    This 3D-Printed Human Heart Can Do Everything a Real One Can

    This 3D-Printed Human Heart Can Do Everything a Real One Can

    Scientists have been developing artificial hearts for quite some time now. However, many of the current designs are unfortunately clunky, which presents difficulties in successfully integrating them… Read More →

     
     

    3D-printed robot enters battle against cancer (w/video)

    3D-printed robot enters battle against cancer (w/video)

    SOURCE (Nanowerk News) The Stormram 4, as the robot is named, is made from 3D-printed plastic and is driven by air pressure. The advantage of… Read More →

     
     

    3ders.org – 3D scans reveal similar growth patterns between plants and human brains | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

    3ders.org – 3D scans reveal similar growth patterns between plants and human brains | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

    Specifically, the technology enabled them to discover that plants grow in a very similar manner to human brain cells. The research project, recently published in… Read More →

     
     

    3D printing breakthrough heralds ‘new era’ for advanced skin models

    3D printing breakthrough heralds ‘new era’ for advanced skin models

    (Nanowerk News) Scientists in South Korea have come up with a new method for 3D printing human skin, which both shortens the process and reduces… Read More →

     
     

    Optimizing the technology for 3D printing pharmaceuticals: an interview with Alvaro Goyanes

    Optimizing the technology for 3D printing pharmaceuticals: an interview with Alvaro Goyanes

     SOURCE In this interview, Alvaro Goyanes, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Pharmaceutics, University College London (London) and speaker at the 3D Medical Expo (Maastricht, the Netherlands),… Read More →

     
     
     
     
     

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