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AI Driven Bioprinting Speeds up Tissue Engineering

Researchers at Rice University used artificial intelligence (AI) to speed up the development of 3D printed bioscaffolds that help injuries heal. A team led by computer scientist Lydia Kavraki of…

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3D Printed Vegan Salmon to Be Commercialized with Help of FELIXprinters

Plant-based seafood startup Legendary Vish is commercializing 3D printed vegan salmon filets with the goal of providing a healthier and tastier alternative to existing fish substitutes. The company will be…

New Facility for Bioengineering Research Opens in Los Angeles

In a world eager to solve the problem of rejection in organ transplantation, a young American scientist developed a breakthrough test in 1964 that would help establish the compatibility of…

The First Bioprinter in the Netherlands Developed by FELIXprinters

In a field where creating machines is the beginning of a strategy that could unfold to become very dependable technology for human health, many startups and companies are developing bioprinters…

New Method: Immersion Bioprinting of Tumor Organoids Will Increase the Throughput of 3D Drug Screening

Drug testing and screening for cancer drug discovery can take years and the 2D cell cultures and animal models used to estimate their efficacy before reaching human trials are often…

LiDar and its Applications Part 9 – Conservation

This is an article that can implant interest in those who want to understand how we as humans alter environments through species regulation. This is done by measurements done with LiDar devices.

Wyss Institute will Help Combat Viral Threats with 3D Printed Organ-on-a-Chips

There is no doubt that viral disease transmission is a risk to many countries, one that requires a coordinated international response and a strong scientific basis to feed our understanding…

Interview With Cathal O’Connell about BioFab3D Lab

The Australian 3D bioprinting community is growing. Thanks to their pioneering technological innovations, collaborations between researchers and healthcare, and support from government initiatives, advances in biotechnology may make manufacturing living…

Penn State Professor Gets 1.5 Million Dollars for Research into Medical Projects

At universities across the United States, funding is helping academic research of scientific processes advance the medical field, especially when it comes to bioengineered tissues and organoids that could help…

Breakthrough 3D Printed Neural Scaffold Could Help Patients with Spinal Cord Injuries Regain Some Functions

Right now, 285,000 people in the US suffer from spinal cord injuries, with roughly 17,000 new injuries each year. 3D printed spinal implants have been shown to help patients recover more…

Australian Researchers Using Bioengineering and 3D Printing to Design Better Replacement Bone Ligament Constructs

The most common type of wrist ligament injury occurs with the Scapholunate Interosseous Ligament (SLIL). Injuries to this particular ligament can lead to the dislocation of the lunate and scaphoid carpal bones…

3D Printed Vascular Patches with Patterned Channels Used to Grow Organized Blood Vessels in Mice

Ischemic cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death and disability in the US, and growing fast around the rest of the world as well. Ischemic refers to tissue that…

UCSF Uses 3D Cell Patterning Technology to Fold Living Tissue Into Complex Shapes

The concept behind the ancient, well-known paper folding art known as origami can also be applied to an organism’s development process – as an egg turns into an embryo, and…

Wyss Institute Researchers Continue to Advance Organ Engineering Through 3D Bioprinting

An organ transplant is a pretty miraculous procedure on its own, and its development and continuing improvement has enormously benefited its recipients. More than 30,000 people receive transplants each year…

Marvels of 3D Printing Inspire Bioengineering Student to Focus on Medical Advances

Deciding what to study in college can be a difficult decision for both undergraduate and graduate students. For some, it’s a matter of finding out how they can support a…

University of Maryland Opens 184,000-Square-Foot Facility Centered Around Bioengineering

The University of Maryland has been heavily involved in 3D printing for years now, and they continue to expand. We’ve followed as they have opened a MakerBot Innovation Center as…

Collaboration Key to 3D Bioprinting Stem Cell Research Success at [email protected] in Australia

Medical researchers and scientists have created all kinds of medical marvels, from brain tissue and cartilage to a heart and a pancreas, by 3D printing stem cells. In Australia, Swinburne…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 22, 2017

We’re talking about everything from business and 3D printing materials to outer space in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Using a new digital platform, thyssenkrupp has connected all of the machines…

Biomedical Research Team in Spain Working on 3D Printed Corneas to Make Up for Lack of Donors

While there have been some companies researching how to 3D print viable human corneas, it’s not something we hear about often…as least not as much as we hear about other…

Bioprinting & Tissue Regeneration in Focus: Center for Engineering Complex Tissues Opens This Weekend Thanks to NIH Grant

Even the most cutting-edge research needs an economic boost to keep going, and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) often provides this boost in the form of grants. The NIH…

UTA Professor Receives NIH Grant to Make 3D Printed Blood Vessels for Children

Back in 2015, the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) was part of a group working on a design guidance system for AM that received funding from America Makes as part…

Tiny 3D Printed Hydrogel Geneva Drive Internally Delivers Precise Doses of Medicine on Command

A Geneva drive is a two-geared mechanism which turns a continuous rotation into an intermittent rotary motion, thus producing very precise ticks forward. It was developed by Swiss watchmakers, and…

Moscow Researchers 3D Print Bone Substitutes With Ceramic Powder 3D Printer

The collaborative effort of researchers from a variety of institutes in Moscow has resulted in a paper published in the most recent issue of Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. The researchers hail…