3d printed organs

3D Printed Organs Face Uncertainty in Patent Law Language

Nothing is ever as simple as it seems. With over 100,000 people on waiting lists at any given time for organ transplants in the United States alone, the possibility that…

Doctors use 3D Printing to Safeguard an Unborn Baby’s Life

3D printing technology is starting to become commonplace for several medical applications, including dental work, hip replacement, prosthetics and custom made surgical guides that reduce procedure time by hours. More…

Aspect Biosystems Announces Seed Funding & Major Deals Involving Their 3D Bioprinting Initiatives

The 3D bioprinting space is heating up. As companies like Organovo rapidly develop new forms of printable human tissue and bring those tissues to market, other smaller companies are joining…

South Korea’s Rokit Announces $3M Grant to Enter 3D Bioprinting Space

We may be in the early stages of a medical revolution, a revolution which changes the way in which medical professionals view and treat numerous ailments. As the fields of…

Chinese Researchers 3D Print Rabbit & Goat Bones for Implantation Using Bone Powder & Bio-glue

You can mark my words that one day we will see entirely 3D printed organs, bones, and other bodily tissues implanted into human beings. Perhaps it won’t be for another…

Japanese Researchers Create 3D Printed Liver Models Which are One-Third The Price

What amazes me the most about 3D printing is just how rapidly the technology is being adopted and how advanced the printing process has become over the last two to…

When? Predictions as to When 3D Printed Cars, Homes, Organs & More Will Be Readily Available

If you are a frequent reader of 3DPrint.com, then you are probably pretty excited about what this technology will eventually mean for society as a whole. While the phrase ‘Third…

First Ever 3D Printed Thyroid Gland Announced by Russia’s 3D Bioprinting Solutions

The advancements seen within the field of 3D bioprinting are simply staggering. With numerous companies spending millions of dollars on advancing such technologies, we are in the early stages of…

Italian Researchers Expect 3D Printed Eyes by 2027, Providing Enhanced Vision & WiFi Connection

There’s one thing you may have begun to notice about digital design and 3D printing: whatever you think might happen in the future is probably going to advance far beyond…

Answers to Some of the Biggest 3D Printing Skeptics

  If you’ve been reading our site for longer than a couple of weeks, then you likely have figured out that we are obsessed with 3D printing. Why are we…

Japan’s Fasotec Creates Realistic 3D Printed ‘Biotexture Wet Models’ for Surgical Training

Not too many years ago if you’d told a surgeon that soon he would be able to help to make a 3D printed model of a lung and then practice operating…

Cyfuse and Cyberdyne Are Pushing the Boundaries of 3D Printed Human Engineering With Regenova

Imagine, if you will, a powerful robotic-limbed appliance with a human inside wrapped in 3D printed and cultured protective tissue. It’s capable of lifting enormous loads, and the human operator…

A Roundup of How Today’s 3D Printing Technology is Progressing

We are due for another technology revolution. This statement sounds ludicrous — it seems smartphones and wearable tech just began infiltrating our lives. But if you look at the history…

Organovo and Yale Announce Collaboration on 3D Bioprinting for Organ Transplantion

Without a doubt, the most exciting applications for 3D printing, reside within the medical field. Companies like San Diego-based Organovo (NYSE: ONVO) are making substantial progress within the area of…

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…

3D Bioprinting Set to go Big in China, Thanks to Anyprint’s $20K B01CS Bioprinter

3D bioprinting is one of those technologies that seems as though it would be more likely to show up in a science fiction movie than one of today’s research facilities….

BioBots to Bring Revolutionary 3D Bioprinter to the Masses with $5,000 Beta Program & Eventually Print Whole Organs

“​Life is the oldest and most efficient manufacturing technology that we as people know of. It’s become clear over the past several decades as scientists have engineered life to work…

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…

Surgeons Begin Using 3D Printing to Help Explain Patients’ Conditions to Them

Bioprinting continues to make significant strides towards a process that will involve dispensing cells onto biocompatible scaffolding using successive layers to generate tissue-like 3D structures and organs. Along the way,…

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 May Create Enhanced New Organs, Capable of Producing Electricity Within the Human Body

Bioprinting has emerged as one of the more exciting medical technologies of the last year or two. Although, these 3D printers which print out human cells, in order to form…

UConn Students 3D Print Two Different Artificial Kidneys

We’ve been hearing a lot lately about the possibility of 3D bioprinting organs, such as livers, kidneys and hearts. In fact, many experts within the medical field expect 3D printing…