3d printed tissue

biotINK: Student Team Creates Scaffold-Free Bioprinting Technology with a Hacked Ultimaker 3D Printer

3D printed, transplantable, functional human organs are getting closer and closer to becoming a reality, as unbelievable as that seems. While bioprinting technology hasn’t quite gotten to the point of…

American Process Inc. Partners With Swansea University to Develop 3D Printed Tissue Using Nanocellulose

Of all the amazing things that 3D printing has done, facial reconstruction is one of the most incredible. It wasn’t long ago that someone suffering from severe facial damage or…

New 3D Bioprinting Method Could Lead to More Effective Treatment for Osteoarthritis

Everyone knows that arthritis is an all-too-common – and painful – condition, but the most common form is osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative arthritis or degenerative joint disease. The condition is…

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…

High-Tech Partnership Reaches New High, 3D Printing Heart Tissue in Zero-G

That’s one small pulse for a heart, one giant beat for heart health. Okay, it’s not exactly beating yet, but the latest in heart health is pretty literally out of…

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…

Wake Forest Researchers Successfully Implant Living, Functional 3D Printed Human Tissue Into Animals

The news has been full of stories about new advancements in 3D printed tissue. Companies such as Organovo and research institutions such as the University of California San Diego are leading the…

Cyfuse Biomedical Partners with Cell Applications Inc. for the First Use of Regenova 3D Bioprinter Outside Japan

When it comes to 3D bioprinting, there are a few companies who tend to dominate the news, while others labor more quietly in the background. Back in August, we wrote…

Biotech Startup Pandorum Technologies Creates India’s First 3D Printed Artificial Human Liver Tissue

When it comes to major medical breakthroughs, it’s easy to assume that the newest treatments will come from the biggest names in the medical industry. After all, it’s the multi-million-dollar…

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Successfully BioPrinting Blood Vessels

Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have been known to appreciate the technology of 3D printing often, whether for projects in developing open source 3D printing software or creating lightweight 3D…

Researchers Inspired by Pastry Chefs: 3D Printed Constructs Lead to More Successful Tissue Engineering

Looking at the latest project from research at Rice University and the University of Pennsylvania rather broadly, we’d have to say that it’s pretty amazing what you can do with…

China’s Sichuan Revotek Announces Creation of Stem Cell Bio-Ink Technology, 3D Bio-Printer, Software

With both China as an up-and-coming player in the 3D printing industry and bioprinting as the biggest new process on the horizon, it’s no surprise that the two have come…

Carnegie Mellon Researchers Hack & Refine Hardware to 3D Print Soft Tissue and Soon, Heart Muscle

It’s easy to see why 3D printing is so often equated with magic. Who would have ever dreamed we could set up a fairly simple machine, give it some instructions,…

3D Printed Knee Cartilage: Improvement on Meniscectomy Surgeries to be Offered Soon

A technology that was once not accessible to the public, 3D printing is now highly visible. You’ll see plug-and-play 3D printers available at great prices in the most common of physical…

Researchers Find Silk Matrix to be Potentially Superior as 3D Printing Bio-Ink

The medical world is one always attuned to looking into the future for better answers for improving and saving lives. While the layperson usually only has a general idea of…

Michigan Tech is Pioneering The 3D Printing of Nerve Tissue in NSF Biomaterials Program

3D bioprinting is already being used in a number of bioprinting applications that are quite stunning to the general public just becoming educated on the subject; and no matter your…

Graphene Inks May Lead to 3D Printable Body Parts and Implantable Electronics

The physics researchers who discovered graphene said, while they were picking up their Nobel Prize, that its discovery would change the world. Graphene is not the first discovery said to…

Putting Together the Pieces: Tissue Engineering Research & 3D Printing Possibilities

Not to be confused with the types of activities engaged in by scientists working for the Kleenex® company, people who are tissue engineers closely study the cells, scaffolding, and processes…

3D Printed Algae Provides Oxygen Source for Growing Bioprinted Human Cells

Bioprinting promises to change the way we look at the field of medicine forever. As several companies are already printing living human tissue, it’s only a matter of time before…

Will.i.am: ‘Eventually 3D Printing Will Print People’

We all likely have realized by now that the rate of technological progress increases over time. For example, we will likely see as much progress in the next decade as…

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…

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…

exVive3D 3D Printed Human Liver Tissue Now Commercially Available by Organovo

New technologies such as 3D bioprinting promise to offer a laundry list of new treatments, drug discovery, and cures within the medical industry. With that said, we have been hearing…