biomedical 3D printing

3D Printing Silk to Make Scaffolds for Regenerative Medicine Research

Silk isn’t just used to make gorgeous, expensive clothing—this biocompatible, natural protein fiber is much stronger than it looks. The protein is made of 75% biocompatible fibroin, and 3D printed silk…

Malaysia: Researchers Provide Overview of Challenges in 3D Printing Biomedical Products

Researchers with the Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) recently published a paper about the challenges faced when using 3D printing to manufacture biomedical products in Malaysia. Additive manufacturing has…

Overview: Powder Bed Fusion for 3D Printing Optimized Biomedical Implants

L.E.Murr, a researcher from the University of Texas at El Paso, presents an overview of medical devices for 3D printing, outlined in the recently published ‘Metallurgy principles applied to powder…

Challenges for Today & the Future in 3D Printing Bioceramic Scaffolds

In ‘3D Printing of Bioceramic Scaffolds—Barriers to the Clinical Translation: From Promise to Reality and Future Perspectives,’ authors Kang Lin, Rakib Sheikh, Sara Romanazzo, and Iman Roohani explore 3D printing…

PLA Derivatives Suitable for 3D Printing Biomedical Devices

In ‘Differential thermal analysis of the antibacterial effect of PLA-based materials planned for 3D printing,’ authors P. Maroti, B. Kocsis, A. Ferencz, M. Nyitrai, and D. Lorinczy explore the opportunities…

The Future of Medicine and Dentistry in 3D Printing Featured at Upcoming Additive Manufacturing Strategies Conference in Boston in January

This January the future of medicine and dentistry will be showcased and discussed in Boston. The Additive Manufacturing Strategies conference by 3DPrint.com and SmarTech Publishing will produce a tailor-made specific…

MIT’s 3D Printable Magnetic Ink Creates Rapidly Shape-Sifting Objects

Often, when we’re dealing with 3D printed shape-shifting structures, they move when responding to different temperatures. But the innovative engineers at MIT, who have prior experience with using 3D printing to create…

Australian Researchers Bling It On with Diamond-Coated 3D Printed Titanium Implants

As the song says, diamonds are forever – and not just in terms of jewelry. New research coming out of Australia this week illustrates that the stone has been successfully…

LINK3D Helps Facilitate Biomedical 3D Printing in Creepy Case Study

The word “creep” generally does not have positive connotations. Creeping is not a good thing, no matter who’s doing it. Being called a creep is not something to aspire to….

3D Printing News Briefs: October 24, 2017

We’re kicking off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with some 3D printing healthcare news, followed by a little business and then some unique 3D printed objects. A new collaborative Printing…

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…

The State of Bioprinting and 3D Printing in Medicine

Bioprinting has been a much hyped and anticipated technology development. The idea of being able to 3D print organs is a very powerful one indeed. If researchers are successful in…

Through Teamwork and Trial and Error, Pete the Parrot Gets a 3D Printed Prosthetic Leg

We’ve seen many amazing stories of 3D printing technology helping injured birds, from 3D printed beaks and feet to orthotic boots, leg braces, and prosthetic legs. A 34-year-old Mealy Amazon parrot named Pete was the…

3D Printing Helps a Man Grow a New Ear on His Arm

You’ve probably heard the phrase “the walls have ears” but what you may not have heard is that in a hospital room in China, a man’s arm has ears too….

3D Printing News Briefs: March 31, 2017

Happy Friday! In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with business in the front and medical 3D printing in the back, with the Women Startup Challenge Europe…

Organovo Presents Promising Preclinical Data on 3D Bioprinted Human Liver Tissue, Announces Distributor Agreement with Japanese Supplier Cosmo Bio

California-based biology company Organovo, dedicated to delivering scientific and medical breakthroughs with its innovative and celebrated 3D bioprinting technology, is presenting the first preclinical data on its 3D bioprinted human liver…

Biomedical 3D Printing Company Bioniks Launches Superhero Prosthetics Crowdfunding Campaign

This summer we introduced you to 5-year-old Mir Bayyaan Baloch, the first child in Pakistan to ever receive a 3D printed prosthetic arm, thanks to revolutionary biomedical 3D printing company…