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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…

Aalto University Develops a Novel Bioink for Cardiac Tissue Applications

Finland is one of Europe’s most forested nations. Over 70 percent of the country’s boreal forest is covered with spruce, pine, downy birch, and silver birch. But beyond the splendor…

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…

Singapore: UV-Assisted Extrusion-Based Bioprinting to Make GelMA Hydrogels for Soft Tissue Engineering

It’s difficult to manufacture complex tissue constructs with the necessary mechanical properties and structure integrity when you’re with bioprinting in soft tissue engineering. Typically, scientists will use materials, like PCL,…

Tessenderlo Group Releases First Gelatin Bioink in Claro Series

An inclusive team of scientists at Tessenderlo Group, headquartered in Belgium, has announced a recent breakthrough in bioprinting with the creation of new gelatin materials for tissue engineering. Today, they…

Biodiscoveries: CELLINK is Bioprinting its Way into the Future

Back in 2015, Erik Gatenholm realized there was no place to purchase bioink for 3D bioprinting. So, blown away by this gap in the market, he quickly worked with co-founder…

Colombian Researchers Study Potential for SIS-Based Photocrosslinking in Bioinks

Colombian researchers performed a recent study, outlined in ‘Formulation and Characterization of a SIS-Based Photocrosslinkable Bioink,’ explaining the possible value in crosslinking to create better materials for 3D printing cells….

Biogelx Launching First Product Range of Synthetic Bioinks for Variety of 3D Printing Applications

In 2013, a company called Biogelx was spun out from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland for the purposes of developing tunable, synthetic materials for use in 3D cell cultures and…

Comparing Rectangular and Lattice Structures in 3D Printing Bioinks

In 3D bioprinting, scientists and researchers use bioinks for material, which are loaded with cells to 3D print biological structures; once printed, secondary crosslinking mechanisms come into play to retain the shape’s…

Use of Simulation to Evaluate How Well 3D Printing Bioinks Work

Plenty of research has been completed regarding the different materials we use to create biomedical parts. Many innovative bioinks – biomaterials loaded with cells to 3D print biological structures – have…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 26, 2018

We have plenty of business, material, and 3D printer news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. 3D printing led to increased savings for GM over the…

Newcastle University Researchers Successfully 3D Print Human Corneas from Stem Cell Bioink

The outermost layer of the eye, the cornea, is very important in terms of focusing vision, as it allows us to see while light passes through to the retina. But with…

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…

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 News Briefs: March 13, 2018

We’re starting off with plenty of business news on today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, before moving on to an event report and some science for your Tuesday afternoon. Agreements and…

Developing a Universal Bioink: CollPlant Joins ReMDO Biomanufacturing Initiative

3D printing is widely used today for a variety of new applications—from recyclable cars to robots that work with 3D printers to make auto repairs. We may see homes and office…

Bagasse Fibers as Bioink: Research Shows That Sugarcane Waste is Suitable for 3D Printing

Spreading like technological tendrils, new 3D printing hardware, software, and materials are available in countless forms around the globe today—and researchers just keep blowing our minds with new methods for…

4D Printing Technique Could Be Used to Develop 3D Printed Human Organs for Transplant Patients

Often, when someone receives a life-saving organ transplant, this unfortunately means that another person recently lost their own life to provide it. But there are many researchers currently working to…

3D Bioprinted Liver Tissue Constructs Used to Develop More Accurate Drug Toxicity Testing System

While many think that bioprinting means that we’ll soon be able to 3D print a brand new organ with the touch of a button, that’s not the case quite yet….

3D Printing News Briefs: June 13, 2017

We’re talking about bioprinting and new filaments, trade shows and business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. CollPlant has filed a patent application for bioprinting organs and tissues, while both Graphene…

Chinese Cosmetics Company Successfully 3D Prints Skin Using Asian Skin Cells

The race to the finish line is on, at least in terms of 3D bioprinting. Biotechnology companies are all trying to be the first to create everything from 3D printed…

CELLINK Introduces the BIO X, a Flexible, User-Friendly Bioprinter with Everything a Tissue Engineer Could Want

The field of 3D bioprinting is expanding fast, and as more and more companies and institutions emerge in the field, it can be hard to keep track of who is…

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…

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…