alginate

Wearable 3D Printed Sensors Could Keep You Safe from Sunburn

As a very pale person, the struggle against sunburn is real, and as Clarkson University researchers explain, about 1.7 million new skin cancer cases are diagnosed in the US each…

Continuous Chaotic 3D Printing: Using Chaos Theory to Control Microstructures

Researchers continue to experiment with materials and extrusion techniques, introducing the use of chaotic flows for improved microarchitectures in the recent study, ‘‘Using chaotic advection for facile high-throughput fabrication of…

Unique Shrinkage Method Improves 3D Printed Hydrogel Constructs

A group of international authors delve further into bioprinting and the structures that make it possible to keep cells alive during tissue engineering, releasing their findings in the recently published…

Innovative Open-Source 3D Printable Air-Jet System Creates Alginate Hydrogels

In the recently published ‘Open-source 3D printed air-jet for generating monodispersed alginate microhydrogels,’ University of California Davis researchers explore a new design for creating bioprinting materials. In 3D printing hydrogel…

Omid Afarinan is Bioprinting in Iran

When we were assembling our bioprinting world map, we omitted some companies. We are adding to that map and will continue to do so until we have everyone. One of…

REGEMAT 3D Will Start Selling Biomaterials

One of the key players in the bioprinting field in Spain will be incorporating seven new biomaterials. In the coming months, REGEMAT 3D will launch a catalog of biomaterials that customers…

Mexico: Researchers Test 3D Printed Alginate/Gelatin Hydrogels

Alginate, often used in research as it can be molded into stable structures, now plays a part in a study performed by scientists in Mexico, creating porous networks with hydrogels…

Bioprinting 101: Part 4 – Alginate

This is a short informational post on alginate as a biomaterial used for bioprinting.

Bioprinting 101: How to Bioprint at Home

Bioprinted Hydrogels Bioprinting is an exciting area to follow as it invigorates the ideas of Frankenstein and a bunch of other sci-fi scenarios that make us slightly paranoid. So how…

Researchers Create Smart Composite Material from Graphene Oxide and Seaweed-Derived Alginate

Usually when I think about seaweed, I’m trying to decide which particular sushi roll to order at dinner. But a team of researchers from Brown University in Rhode Island, which…

Marine-Based Hydrogels Used to Develop New Bioink for 3D Bioprinting

One of the challenges in the field of bioprinting is developing bioinks that are safe and effective. In a paper entitled “Marine Biomaterial-Based Bioinks for Generating 3D Printed Tissue Constructs,”…

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…

Carnegie Mellon Researchers Release Files for Open Source DIY 3D Bioprinter

While fully 3D printed hearts are not a reality yet for the roughly 4,000 people in the US waiting for a transplant each year, 3D printing human tissue for regeneration…

Degrade On Demand: Brown University Researchers Create Dynamic 3D Printing Biomaterials

We’ve seen 3D printable biomaterials before, but never any like the ones engineers at Rhode Island-based Brown University have been working on. They have developed a technique to make 3D…

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…

Molecular Gastronomy and the art of Reaction-based 3D Printing

This is a blog post from Charles Mire, co-founder and president of Structur3D printing, who recently released their Discov3ry add-on paste extruder. Eating and enjoying food is a central part…