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Nanyang Technological University: Experimenting with Acoustic Nozzles to Disrupt Clogging in 3D Printing

Nanyang Technological University: Experimenting with Acoustic Nozzles to Disrupt Clogging in 3D Printing

Thesis student, Yannapol Sriphutkiat, of the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Nanyang Technological University recently published, ‘Development of acoustic nozzle for 3D printing,’ exploring the use of acoustic vibrations to solve one of the most common problems: clogging. As with so many innovations and improvements allowed through 3D printing, it all makes perfect […]

Thesis student, Yannapol Sriphutkiat, of the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Nanyang Technological University recently published, ‘Development of acoustic nozzle for 3D printing,’ exploring the use of acoustic vibrations to solve one of the most...
Bioprinting 101 – Part 13, Imaging Technology

Bioprinting 101 – Part 13, Imaging Technology

Imaging Types We talked about the way phantoms are created within bioprinting in our previous article. In this article, we will focus more on imaging technology that makes all of this possible. The medical field has been using imaging technology for quite some time for diagnosis, prognosis, as well as general healthcare applications. The scope […]

Imaging Types We talked about the way phantoms are created within bioprinting in our previous article. In this article, we will focus more on imaging technology that makes all of this possible. The medical field has been using imaging technology for quite some time...
Scientists 3D Printing In Situ for Tissue Regeneration

Scientists 3D Printing In Situ for Tissue Regeneration

3D printing is all about cutting out the middleman and offering greater self-sustainability to some very happy users—enjoying the benefits of 3D printing from the factory, home, or office, whenever they like—and often however they like. Now, this benefit is being carried over to bioprinting in the lab as researchers are learning to cut out […]

3D printing is all about cutting out the middleman and offering greater self-sustainability to some very happy users—enjoying the benefits of 3D printing from the factory, home, or office, whenever they like—and often however they like. Now, this benefit is being...
Creatz3D Medical Service Bureau To Offer Medical 3D Printed Models

Creatz3D Medical Service Bureau To Offer Medical 3D Printed Models

We’ve written about the enterprising Singapore based Creatz3D before. They made a robot arm, we interviewed them on their expansion in the region and we’ve mentioned their work in News Briefs before. We’re interested in them because they are a reseller of ceramics, metals, bioprinting and plastic systems but also offer software and services. There […]

We’ve written about the enterprising Singapore based Creatz3D before. They made a robot arm, we interviewed them on their expansion in the region and we’ve mentioned their work in News Briefs before. We’re interested in them because they are a...
PLLA Calcium Carbonate  SLS 3D Printing Powders Evaluated for Bone Tissue Scaffolds

PLLA Calcium Carbonate SLS 3D Printing Powders Evaluated for Bone Tissue Scaffolds

Healing large bone defects is an ongoing challenge, and scientists continue to look for ways to do so in tissue engineering. With 3D printing, however, the use of solvents is often necessary. In ‘Development of a solvent-free polylactide/calcium carbonate composite for selective laser sintering of bone tissue engineering scaffolds,’ researchers from all over Germany explore […]

Healing large bone defects is an ongoing challenge, and scientists continue to look for ways to do so in tissue engineering. With 3D printing, however, the use of solvents is often necessary. In ‘Development of a solvent-free polylactide/calcium carbonate composite...
How 3D Printing is Helping Wildlife Conservation

How 3D Printing is Helping Wildlife Conservation

In recent years, a number of animals have gone extinct. Making matters worse, an increasing number are on the verge of extinction or their survival is threatened. There are a number of reasons that this is happening; chief among them, however, is the loss of habitat, pollution, and poaching. The internet has been a very […]

In recent years, a number of animals have gone extinct. Making matters worse, an increasing number are on the verge of extinction or their survival is threatened. There are a number of reasons that this is happening; chief among them, however, is the loss of habitat,...
McGill University Researchers Review Bioprinting with Soft Materials: Challenges & Solutions

McGill University Researchers Review Bioprinting with Soft Materials: Challenges & Solutions

Researchers in Quebec from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at McGill University are delving into more specific topics regarding cell fabrication and tissue engineering in ‘Extrusion bioprinting of soft materials: An emerging technique for biological model fabrication.’ Complex geometric structures that can be created via bioinks (soft materials) are the focus of review, along with […]

Researchers in Quebec from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at McGill University are delving into more specific topics regarding cell fabrication and tissue engineering in ‘Extrusion bioprinting of soft materials: An emerging technique for biological model...
Oklahoma State University Dissertation: Bioprinting Neural Tissue with Chitosan-Gelatin Hydrogels

Oklahoma State University Dissertation: Bioprinting Neural Tissue with Chitosan-Gelatin Hydrogels

Kevin Roehm of Oklahoma State University is investigating the use of new materials and structures for successful bioprinting. His findings are outlined in his recently published dissertation, ‘Bioprinting Cell Laden Structures with Chitosan-Gelatin for Neural Tissue Applications.’ Bioprinting has gone far past the stage of offering ‘potential’ these days, with numerous 3D printed surgical implants […]

Kevin Roehm of Oklahoma State University is investigating the use of new materials and structures for successful bioprinting. His findings are outlined in his recently published dissertation, ‘Bioprinting Cell Laden Structures with Chitosan-Gelatin for Neural Tissue...
Machine Learning & Bioprinting: Researchers Improve Drop-on-Demand (DOD) Methods

Machine Learning & Bioprinting: Researchers Improve Drop-on-Demand (DOD) Methods

As bioprinting continues to pick up steam in labs around the world, researchers still study the process intensively to build on current techniques and innovation. In ‘Multi-Objective Optimization Design through Machine Learning for Drop-on-Demand Bioprinting,’ authors Jia Shi, Jinchun Song, Bin Song, and Wen Lu explore the challenges in drop-on-demand (DOD) methods for printing cells. […]

As bioprinting continues to pick up steam in labs around the world, researchers still study the process intensively to build on current techniques and innovation. In ‘Multi-Objective Optimization Design through Machine Learning for Drop-on-Demand Bioprinting,’ authors...
Mexico: Researchers Test 3D Printed Alginate/Gelatin Hydrogels

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 and outlining their findings in ‘Alginate/Gelatin Hydrogels Reinforced with TiO2 and β-TCP Fabricated by Microextrusion-based Printing for Tissue Regeneration.’ Hydrogel scaffolds have the potential to […]

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 and outlining their findings in ‘Alginate/Gelatin Hydrogels Reinforced with TiO2 and...
Japan: Researchers BioPrint & Implant Esophageal Cells Without Scaffolds

Japan: Researchers BioPrint & Implant Esophageal Cells Without Scaffolds

Researchers from Nagasaki University have recently made further progress in bioprinting—and without the use of scaffolds. As they become closer to their goal of 3D printing the human esophagus, the authors detail their current findings in Regeneration of esophagus using a scaffold-free biomimetic structure created with bio-three-dimensional printing. Pointing out that they are not the […]

Researchers from Nagasaki University have recently made further progress in bioprinting—and without the use of scaffolds. As they become closer to their goal of 3D printing the human esophagus, the authors detail their current findings in Regeneration of esophagus...
CELLINK and Volumetric Release New Lumen X for Bioprinting Larger Vascular Structures

CELLINK and Volumetric Release New Lumen X for Bioprinting Larger Vascular Structures

The realm of 3D printing operates on many levels, with those innovating in the medical arena constantly pushing more dynamic and complex processes forward via new hardware, 3D software, and a wide range of materials. Intense collaborations are common between industry leaders too as they bring different talents and resources forward to provide users with […]

The realm of 3D printing operates on many levels, with those innovating in the medical arena constantly pushing more dynamic and complex processes forward via new hardware, 3D software, and a wide range of materials. Intense collaborations are common between industry...
Biological Gradients Help Researchers Understand More in Bioprinting

Biological Gradients Help Researchers Understand More in Bioprinting

Gradients present in structures today help us understand more about their properties, and this is critical in areas like bioprinting. Through replicating gradients we can begin to make accurate high resolution parts and scaffolds. Researchers explored these needs further in a recently published paper, ‘Engineering Biological Gradients.’ Tissue engineering is growing more and more of […]

Gradients present in structures today help us understand more about their properties, and this is critical in areas like bioprinting. Through replicating gradients we can begin to make accurate high resolution parts and scaffolds. Researchers explored these needs...
Singapore: 3D Bioprinting with Magnesium Alloys to Create Bone Scaffolds

Singapore: 3D Bioprinting with Magnesium Alloys to Create Bone Scaffolds

Strides in the medical field today via 3D printing have been staggering, and especially in bioprinting, with many different technologies and materials being created. Now, researchers in Singapore are exploring the use of alloys like magnesium in fabricating scaffolding, with their findings detailed in ‘Additive manufacturing of magnesium–zinc–zirconium (ZK) alloys via capillary-mediated binderless three-dimensional printing.’ […]

Strides in the medical field today via 3D printing have been staggering, and especially in bioprinting, with many different technologies and materials being created. Now, researchers in Singapore are exploring the use of alloys like magnesium in fabricating...
Efficacy of Piezoelectric Micro-jetting Technology in BioPrinting Tested

Efficacy of Piezoelectric Micro-jetting Technology in BioPrinting Tested

Shanghai researchers explore the use of soundwaves and inkjet bioprinting in their recently published work, ‘The Application of Piezoelectric Micro-jetting Technology in the Field of Cell Bioprinting.’ With a study centered around tissue engineering, authors Sun Huaiyuan, Song Xiaokang, Liao Yuehua, and Li Xiaoou further examine piezoelectric parameters, pulse driving voltage waveforms, and bioprinting. The […]

Shanghai researchers explore the use of soundwaves and inkjet bioprinting in their recently published work, ‘The Application of Piezoelectric Micro-jetting Technology in the Field of Cell Bioprinting.’ With a study centered around tissue engineering, authors Sun...
Korean Researchers Successfully BioPrint Tissue for Corneas With Transparent Bioink

Korean Researchers Successfully BioPrint Tissue for Corneas With Transparent Bioink

In ‘Characterization of cornea-specific bioink: high transparency, improved in vivo safety,’ researchers Hyeonji Kim, Moon-Nyeo Park, and Jisoo Kim explore the materials and processes surrounding corneal tissue engineering. Patients waiting for cornea transplants are often in for a long wait due to a decrease in the supply to hospitals. And while artificial corneas have been […]

In ‘Characterization of cornea-specific bioink: high transparency, improved in vivo safety,’ researchers Hyeonji Kim, Moon-Nyeo Park, and Jisoo Kim explore the materials and processes surrounding corneal tissue engineering. Patients waiting for cornea transplants are...
China: Zhejiang University Researchers Evaluate Trends in Bioink Printability

China: Zhejiang University Researchers Evaluate Trends in Bioink Printability

As Chinese researchers from Zhejiang University point out in their recently published article, ‘Trends on physical understanding of bioink printability,’ the future of bioprinting is only as promising as the available materials. Authors Jun Yin, Dengke Zhao, and Jingyi Liu state that even with the increasing popularity of bioprinting among the scientific research and medical […]

As Chinese researchers from Zhejiang University point out in their recently published article, ‘Trends on physical understanding of bioink printability,’ the future of bioprinting is only as promising as the available materials. Authors Jun Yin, Dengke Zhao, and...
Wake Forest: In Situ 3D Printing of Tailored Skin Grafts, a Possible Step Forward in Tissue Engineering

Wake Forest: In Situ 3D Printing of Tailored Skin Grafts, a Possible Step Forward in Tissue Engineering

In recent years bioprinting has proved to be an important tool for tissue engineering applications and it holds great promise towards the fabrication of skin tissue. A team from Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) has brought progress in this direction by developing a proof of concept validation of a mobile skin bioprinting system […]

In recent years bioprinting has proved to be an important tool for tissue engineering applications and it holds great promise towards the fabrication of skin tissue. A team from Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) has brought progress in this...
Korea: Researchers 3D Printing Tracheas with Epithelial Cells & Chondrocytes

Korea: Researchers 3D Printing Tracheas with Epithelial Cells & Chondrocytes

Korean researchers have been experimenting further in the bioprinting of tracheal implants, publishing recent results in ‘Trachea with Autologous Epithelial Cells and Chondrocytes.’ The team of scientists details their use of polycaprolactone and hydrogel mixed with nasal epithelial and auricular cartilage cells. After bioprinting an artificial trachea with these materials and tissue, they transplanted them […]

Korean researchers have been experimenting further in the bioprinting of tracheal implants, publishing recent results in ‘Trachea with Autologous Epithelial Cells and Chondrocytes.’ The team of scientists details their use of polycaprolactone and hydrogel mixed with...
Bioprinting 101: Part 8, Gelatin

Bioprinting 101: Part 8, Gelatin

Collagen Based Scaffold Most biomaterials all are vastly different than each other in interesting ways. For those who have kept up with this series, it is safe to assume we still have a bunch of materials to analyze and understand. The field of biomaterials is vast and we need to understand all our options for […]

Collagen Based Scaffold Most biomaterials all are vastly different than each other in interesting ways. For those who have kept up with this series, it is safe to assume we still have a bunch of materials to analyze and understand. The field of biomaterials is vast...
Researchers Discuss Health Hazards of 3D Printed Implants & Biomaterials

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. And while obstacles in technique often present themselves, hazards regarding safety, emissions, and toxins are often the topic of study. But what about hazards for […]

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. And while obstacles in technique often present themselves, hazards...
Sichuan University Researchers Examine Four Levels of 3D Printed PCL Scaffolds

Sichuan University Researchers Examine Four Levels of 3D Printed PCL Scaffolds

3D printing in medicine and in structures like scaffolding has become almost commonplace today, but scientists continue to refine the processes to help patients with a variety of conditions, many of which are life threatening. A team from the Research Center for Nano-Biomaterials at Sichuan University has recently decided to explore an important and relevant […]

3D printing in medicine and in structures like scaffolding has become almost commonplace today, but scientists continue to refine the processes to help patients with a variety of conditions, many of which are life threatening. A team from the Research Center for...
Valentines Special! Researchers in India Explore 3D Printing Heart Valves

Valentines Special! Researchers in India Explore 3D Printing Heart Valves

The heart is central to keeping you alive, pumping blood, oxygen, and nutrients throughout your body—and eliminating waste too. Disease of this central organ is also one of the leading causes of deaths in humans, with coronary heart disease most common. Hundreds of thousands of individuals die each year from heart-related issues, and over 700,000 […]

The heart is central to keeping you alive, pumping blood, oxygen, and nutrients throughout your body—and eliminating waste too. Disease of this central organ is also one of the leading causes of deaths in humans, with coronary heart disease most common. Hundreds of...
Bioprinting 101: Part 2 Hydrogels

Bioprinting 101: Part 2 Hydrogels

Simple Hydrogel A hydrogel is a macromolecular polymer gel constructed of a network of crosslinked polymer chains. Hydrogels are synthesized from hydrophilic monomers by either chain or step growth, along with a functional crosslinker to promote network formation. A net-like structure along with void imperfections enhance the hydrogel’s ability to absorb large amounts of water […]

Simple Hydrogel A hydrogel is a macromolecular polymer gel constructed of a network of crosslinked polymer chains. Hydrogels are synthesized from hydrophilic monomers by either chain or step growth, along with a functional crosslinker to promote network formation. A...
Allevi Releases A Coaxial Extrusion Kit for Bioprinting

Allevi Releases A Coaxial Extrusion Kit for Bioprinting

Bioprinter company Allevi was launched in 2014. The firm now has a family of bioprinters ranging from the simple Allevi one to the 6 temperature controlled print head Allevi 6. This printer also has photocuring on board, a reported sub-micron precision and auto calibration. Allevi also sells bioinks but lets you put any material in the printer […]

Bioprinter company Allevi was launched in 2014. The firm now has a family of bioprinters ranging from the simple Allevi one to the 6 temperature controlled print head Allevi 6. This printer also has photocuring on board, a reported sub-micron precision and auto...
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