3d bioprinting

New 3D Printable Hydrogel Composites Created — Possible Breakthrough in Human Body Part Replacement

There is tremendous progress being made within the area of 3D bioprinting. In fact, there are companies working to print human organs as we speak, and within the next decade…

Organovo Presents Data on Fully Cellular 3D Bioprinted Kidney Tissue

Bioprinting is in our future. No longer the stuff of sci-fi dreams, the technology is taking a true hold in today’s world — and even in the dictionary. By bringing…

Qingdao Unique to Begin Animal Testing on 3D Printed Skin & Corneas Within 1 Year, Other Organs in 2 Years

While 3D printing has been making its mark for a couple decades within the field of rapid prototyping, it is now just beginning to break the surface when it comes…

‘Bioprinting’ Officially Becomes a Word, Enters Oxford Dictionaries

Every day new applications for 3D printing are being discovered. Whether it’s 3D printing drones with the electronics built into them, or 3D printing human tissue for drug toxicity testing,…

TeVido BioDevices Raises Over $30,000 on Indiegogo to Patent Technique to 3D Print Nipples

It’s really incredible what we have seen in only the last year within the 3D printing space. Some of the most exciting applications have to do with bioprinting. One day…

Researchers 3D Print Synthetic Blood Vessels, May Have Major Impact on Bypass Surgery

Ever year, millions of people die from heart disease. More often than not this disease is caused by one or more blockages within the arteries leading to the heart. Surgeons…

Doctors Create A 3D Printed Trachea on a MakerBot

Doctors at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System in New York, say 3D printing can be used to create a biodegradable tracheal segment…

Researchers Use DNA as ‘Smart Glue’ to Provide Structure for 3D Bio-Printing

The abilities of 3D printing to create bio-materials is on the cutting edge of science, but has been somewhat limited to date by technicalities like massive expenses and the fact…

Researcher Believes 3D Printing May Lead to the Creation of Superhuman Organs Providing Humans with New Abilities

Evolution is what got us here today, if you accept the scientific approach to our creation. It was processes such as ‘survival of the fittest’ which led us, as well…

Researchers are 3D Printing Living Brain Tissue to Eventually Treat Brain Disorders

Sometimes when covering the 3D printing space, I have to look at my calendar to make sure we are still living in the year 2014. The technology is advancing so…

Advancing Tissue Engineering: The State of 3D Bioprinting

Research on various aspects of bioprinting is being conducted at numerous facilities throughout the world. Every part of the globe has begun to provide progressive steps for developing specific aspects…

3Dynamic Systems Working on 3D-Bioprinting Human Bone, Skin & Muscle on Demand

Bioprinting certainly will play a major role in the future of medicine.  Implantation of 3D printed bones, soft tissue, and eventually entire organs look to be on the horizon.  With…

Designer 3D Prints a Chair With Multiple Soft and Rigid Areas, Ideal for Comfort

Once in a while, a concept embodying a perfect blend of creative genius, visual flawlessness and modern-age wizardry comes along, leaving those who witness it in a sublime state of…

3D Biopinting: A Critical Analysis

Bioprinting has made giant strides over the past few years but many stumbling blocks remain. A recent essay, titled ‘The Billion Cell Construct: Will Three-Dimensional Printing Get Us There?‘, by…

Major 3D Printed Organ Breakthrough: Vascular Networks Achieved

Bio-printing promises to change the way the medical community deals with organ failure. Every year hundreds of thousands of people die because they could not receive an organ transplant soon…

3D Printing Ears – Student Aims to Fix Congenital Deformity Via 3D Printers

When it comes to 3D printing in medicine, it’s one of those technologies which is only starting to break the surface. Only in the past year have we really begun…

Vincent van Gogh’s Ear Has Been 3D Printed out of Living Tissue and DNA

We have already seen numerous human tissues 3D printed in a process which has been call 3D bioprinting. Such technology promises to, in the long run, cure many ailments, regrow…

Researches Find Way to 3D Print Blood Vessels – Could lead to transplatable tissue

The field of medical science has been advancing at an extraordinary rate over the past decade or so, thanks in part to the advancement in technology. One of these ‘up-and-coming’…

Netherlands Researchers Advance the 3D Printing of Body Parts by Using Stem Cells

Researchers in the Netherlands have taken a further step towards the goal of creating human body parts with 3D printers, by using stem cells. While various scientists and researchers have…

Organovo Initiates Contracting For Their 3D Bioprinted Human Liver Cells

One of the more exciting companies within the 3D Printing space is Organovo. The San Diego based company is using 3D printing technology to print live human tissue. It sounds…

OxSyBio Raises £1 Million to Develop Synthetic 3D Printed Tissues For Organ and Skin Repairs

The 3D bioprinting space is certainly beginning to get the attention of investors. There are now several companies with the funding needed to develop techniques which could one day lead…