3d printed bone

Researchers Create 3D Printed Hyperelastic Bone With Much Greater Potential for Use in Humans

Although it may seem most have their sights set on 3D printing organs for transplant when it comes to bioprinting, other researchers are concerned with more immediate issues that indeed…

North Korea Reveals Another 3D Printer, Reportedly to be Used for Dental and Cosmetic Surgery

It’s always a bit difficult to tell what’s going on in North Korea in terms of technology. In June, the Pyongyang Machinery and Technology Exchange displayed a brochure detailing a 3D…

Evonik Researchers Working on 3D Printed Biodegradable Implants for Bone Fracture Repair

Time for your Obvious Statement of the Day: Breaking a bone is a huge pain, in more ways than one. I still remember how painful and limiting it was to break…

University of Bristol Develops New Bioink with the Potential to 3D Print Bone and Cartilage

When you first learn about 3D printing, it seems like magic, but when you begin to understand the science and mechanics of it, the concept becomes a lot more logical…

University of Waterloo Engineer Builds 3D Printer for Bone and Joint Replacements

Over the years many different materials have been used to make bone and joint implants, including a wide range of plastics, ceramics and metals like titanium, with varying results. The…

Johns Hopkins Researchers Develop 3D Printable Bones Using Real Bone Cells

According to Johns Hopkins researchers, every year due to birth defect, trauma or cancer, more than 200,000 people will need replacement bones in their face or skull. Typically, doctors would…

Italian Hospital Begins Using 3D Printed Prosthetic Bone Implants on Cancer Patients

There are more than a hundred different varieties of cancer, and many of them can present themselves in wildly inconsistent ways, at inconsistent times, seemingly at random. A friend who…

EpiBone Uses 3D Technology to Grow Human Bones Outside the Body

The human body has amazing capacities for repairing itself, but it’s far from perfect; some injuries or deformities are too much for the body itself to make whole. For ages,…

New Research into 3D Printed Bone Implants Could Change the Way We Heal Broken Bones

The process of bone formation was discovered back in the 1960s, which led to almost immediate improvements in diagnostic techniques and eventually led to the development of synthetic calcium-based bone…

Bangkok Surgeons Successfully Replace First Metacarpal with 3D Printed Titanium Bone

Those being introduced to 3D printing for the first time often see it as something akin to magic. With the click of a button we can suddenly make items we…

Bacterin and Montana State University Announce the Development of a 3D Bone Printer

I’ve only ever broken a bone once, and it was relatively minor: a fractured wrist due to a sixth-grade softball accident. Even that small fracture was incredibly painful, so I…

Doctors in Australia’s Peninsula Health Hospital System are Bringing 3D Printing to the Bedside

There have been a lot of news stories lately about advanced 3D modeling software and 3D printing technology being used to aid doctors with surgical pre-planning or to help them…

3D Printing to Help Reconstruct Skull of Woman with Multiple Brain Tumors

It’s one of our worse nightmares. We live a healthy life, eat right, exercise, and have a job we love, and this still doesn’t protect us from a medical tragedy…

European Countries to Begin 3D Printing Human Bones

The idea of 3D printing has taken a while to catch on in the realm of manufacturing, where it has proven to provide for large cost reductions throughout the manufacturing…

Human Trials of 3D Printed Bone to Begin This Month as Chinese Unveil PCPrinter BCTM

There’s no doubt that bioprinting, along with various other medial applications within the the 3D printing space will change medicine significantly over the coming decades. We’ve seen tremendous progress being…

Animal Testing on Biodegradable 3D Printed Artificial Bone Successfully Accomplished in Xi’an, China

We all know that the future of regenerative medicine lies in technologies such as 3D bioprinting. The ability to reproduce organs, cartilage, bones, and other soft tissues found within the human…

Improved Process Raises Prospects of 3D-Printed Bone Grafts

One of the health applications of 3D printing most often discussed is the manufacturing of bespoke scaffolds that could be used to mend broken bones.  It is a promising idea,…

Engineers Create 3D Printed Bio-Bots That Can Walk, Using Real Muscle Fiber

There comes a time when technology can become quite scary. We’ve seen movies that depict times when biological robots have come about, in some cases devastating humanity and in other…

3D Artificial Bone Printer Created By Japanese Researchers

The medical uses of 3D printing continue to expand, almost daily. One of the more promising applications for health related 3D printing includes the printing of bone like structures of…