biomaterials

TissueLabs Expects to Be the Go-to Bioprinting Company in Brazil

The severe shortage of human organs for transplantation has inspired scientists worldwide to step up the research for alternatives to donation. Breakthroughs in disruptive technologies like 3D bioprinting offer a…

Skin Repair and Healing: Research into Collagen & Polysaccharide Bioinks

Researchers from Australia and China continue the recent trend for exploring the uses of 3D printing and bioprinting for tissue regeneration and wound healing, reviewing the latest research and techniques…

Brazil’s First Congress on Bioengineering: From Bioprinting in Agriculture to New Startups

3D bioprinting is achieving wide acceptance around the world. Scientists, medical researchers, and bioengineers are not only employing high-end bioprinting systems to artificially fabricate biological products, but many are developing…

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Marine Biologist Modifies Bioprinting for the Creation of Bionic Coral

Corals are dying globally. In the face of climate change and global warming, we can expect some severe consequences, which in turn directly affects marine life. In what is panning…

Fabricating Bionic Corals Could Improve Bioenergy and Coral Reefs

Replicating structures with live cells have the potential to create environments to study processes and cell development that could become very beneficial to scientists and one of Earth’s largest ecosystems,…

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…

UpNano: Forging Ahead in Microfabrication With Two-Photon Polymerization

Cell biology has very particular characteristics. During the last decade, researchers and scientists have astounded us with their discoveries in bioprinting and regenerative medicine, proving that a great deal of…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 15, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re sharing stories about new partnerships, a new material, and a new system for safe powder handling. EOS and AMFG have announced a partnership,…

Exclusive Interview: Chitonous Hopes to Use Ubiquitous Biological Polymers for Manufacturing

I can’t remember when a startup so excited me as Chitonous does. This one is a long shot but it could fundamentally change how we design and consume materials for…

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…

Researchers Create 3D Printed Bacterial Cellulose Material for Wound Healing

When it comes to medical applications, we’ve seen 3D printing used in the past for healing and repairing wounds, whether through the use of 3D printed bandages, 3D printed blood…

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…

Interview with Liz Ciokajlo of OurOwnSkin on 3D Printing Footwear & Natural Materials

This is a short interview Liz Ciokajlo of OurOwnSkin. She is a researcher and designer who has a great amount of skill and expertise within the biomaterials, 3D printing, and design world through her own work.

Porous Metallic Biomaterials Rely on Additive Manufacturing Processes for Substitute Bone Regeneration Structures

In ‘Additively manufactured porous metallic biomaterials,’ Amir A. Zadpoor explores porous metallic biomaterials in research for bone tissue regeneration, discussing elements such as design, manufacturing, and bio-functionalization—as well as examining…

Interview with Patrizio Carlucci of Innovation Lab ECCO on 3D Printing Shoes

This is an in depth interview with Patrizio Carlucci the Head of Ecco Innovation Lab. The interview covers a variety of aspects within the footwear industry as a whole.

ORNL and UMaine Initiative Receives Funding to Create New Bio-Based 3D Printing Materials

The researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee have spent a lot of time working with unique 3D printing materials, such as polyester, lignin, and nanocellulose, which is a bio-derived…

Bioprinting 101 – Part 11, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

Here is a brief introduction to regenerative medicine and 3d bioprinting. This is article 10 in our bioprinting series.

Researchers Discuss Health Hazards of 3D Printed Implants & Biomaterials

As 3D printing, additive manufacturing, and bioprinting have offered substantial new avenues for innovation in the medical field and so many other industries, there are bound to be some downsides….

Bioprinting 101: Part 7 – Applications

We have discussed a lot about materials within bioprinting as well as different printers that are used to work on bioprinting technology. We have not had an in-depth focus on…

Bioprinting 101: Part 6 – Pluronics

Pluronic F127 Gel We are going to discuss pluronics today. We have covered a couple different materials within our bioprinting series. We will today discuss in this article the different…

Bioprinting 101: Part 3 Industrial Printers

Today we will look into bioprinters that are well known. One must understand biochemistry, and other important aspects within biology to fully do well with bioprinting. The development of bioprinting…

Harvard Fellowship Brings Professor and Student Together to Work on 3D Printed Artificial Bone Implants

Growing up in Jordan, University of Sydney biomedical engineering professor Hala Zreiqat, a 2016-2017 Research Fellow at Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, originally wanted to be an interior designer, but…

Custom 3D Printed CT-Bone Graft Implants Coming to Japan and Europe

We first heard of innovative CT-Bone technology three years ago, when Dutch company Xilloc reached an agreement with Tokyo-based Next21 K.K., the creator of CT-Bone, to bring 3D printable bone into…