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Researchers Develop New Method to Bioprint Functional Centimeter-Scale Organoids

Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) have developed an approach to print centimeter-scale tissues with high physiological relevance, that look and function almost like their full-sized…

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Researchers Create Bioink that Delivers Oxygen to 3D Printed Tissue Cells

Tissue engineering or regeneration is the process of improving upon or replacing biological tissues by combining cells and other materials with the optimal chemical and physiological conditions in order to build scaffolds…

Canadian Scientists Handheld 3D Skin Printer Promotes Rapid Recovery for Severe Burn Wounds

A handheld 3D skin printer developed by the University of Toronto (UoT) and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre engineering researchers recently demonstrated accelerated healing of large, severe burns. According to the…

Dr. Anthony Atala Explains the Frontiers of Bioprinting for Regenerative Medicine at Wake Forest

Anthony Atala is a pediatric surgeon, urologist and directs the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) in North Carolina. Together with 400 colleagues and in a work that spans…

Researchers Build Inexpensive Open Source Bioprinter for 3D Printing Branching, Hydrogel-Based Vascular Constructs

While 3D bioprinting is not yet able to fabricate full human organs just yet, it can be used to manufacture several different kinds of human tissue, such as heart and…

3D Bioprinting Research Could Result in Replacement Cartilage for Curing Arthritis

One out of ten people will suffer from arthritis in their lifetime. Arthritis is caused by the breakdown of the cartilage tissue in a person’s joints. This breakdown leads to…

New Multi-Material Bioprinting Technique Advances On-Demand Complex Tissue 3D Printing

Advances continue to be made in the progressive field of bioprinting, pushing toward increased ability to 3D print human tissue. A study completed by a collaboration of researchers from UCLA, Brigham and…

New Elastic Biodegradable Hydrogel Could Help 3D Print Human Soft Tissue in the Future

Last year, Dr. Yi Hong, a Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), received an R21 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop materials for making…

Researchers Create Portable Bioprinter for Deep Skin Wound Repair

While portable 3D printers do exist, the majority of them are not handheld, and generally use readily available materials, like PLA. But an innovative team of researchers from the University…

3D Printing Technology and Engineering Used to Regenerate Heart Muscle Tissue

In the past, the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has used 3D printing technology to help with brain surgery, but now researchers from the Canadian university are focusing on matters of…

Russian Space Agency Roscosmos Developing Experiment to 3D Print Living Tissue on the International Space Station

Space, the final frontier…and another venue, with a great view, for 3D printing! It’s been over two years since the first functioning 3D printed object was fabricated in space, and…

Organovo Plans to Develop 3D Bioprinted Human Liver for Transplant

Perhaps the most exciting prospect of 3D printing technology for the medical industry, 3D bioprinting is poised to become a major innovation for the healthcare system. Forward-thinking medical companies like…

Harvard Researchers Create Stronger, Thicker, 3D Printed Vascular Tissues That Live Up to Six Weeks

As spectacular new scientific processes like bioprinting begin to overshadow many of the other innovations in 3D printing that are currently also transforming many different industries, it’s easy to look…

A Biotechnology Makerspace called BUGSS is Helping Make Baltimore a 3D Bioprinting Hub

3D bioprinting is the process of using 3D printing technology to generate living cell structures that maintain the cell function and growth within the printed tissue. The first bioprinting patent…

New 3D Printing Complex Microscopic Constructs using Human Cells

Bioprinting is widely considered to be an integral part of the future of medical science. We have taken some incredible strides forward in developing applicable bioprinting technologies, but we are…

BioBot 1 Desktop 3D Bioprinter Set to Officially Launch at 2015 TERMIS Next Week

We’ve been at the forefront, reporting on bioprinting even more intently of late, watching this area of 3D printing pick up real steam–and great interest–as concepts are turning to reality,…

Xanofi & Izumi Release Survey Results from Bioprinting Researchers Using 3D Printers

Some undoubtedly very smart scientists have been polled, and while interesting, the results are not surprising. Bottom line? More often than not, those involved in bioprinting are using 3D printers,…

Swansea University Scientists Engineer 3D Bioprinted Tissues for Pharmaceutical Research

It has been announced, that a novel application of 3D-Bioprinting living tissue models for pharmaceutical testing is being developed at Swansea University-UK. A team of scientists have begun trailing a…