3D Bioprinting

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Interview with Dr. Gabor Forgacs, Organovo

All3DP.com talked to Dr. Gabor Forgacs, Organovo, about his perspective on 3D printing industry - today and tomorrow.

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Scientific Breakthrough
Researchers 3D Print Tissues with Entangled Vascular Networks

Scientists at Rice University developed a new technique for bioprinting tissues, bringing us one step closer to 3D printed organs.

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Music to My Ears
Researchers Closer to 3D Printing Ears to Treat Microtia with ‘3D Alek’

Researchers in Australia are working to find a treatment for the congenital deformity microtia by using a 3D bioprinter and specialized bio-ink.

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Heart of the Matter
Researchers Develop 3D Bioprinting Technique That Could Help Combat Heart Disease

Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder have developed a 3D bioprinting technique that enables local control over an object's firmness. It could one day be used to create patient-specific artificial vessels and organs.  

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3D Printed Crocodile Cartilage Could be the Key to Human Joint Repair

Australian researchers from Central Queensland University have discovered that by mixing crocodile cartilage with adult stem cells, they can bioprint cartilage explants to potentially help repair damaged human joints.

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Environmental Impact of 3D Printing
New German Study Concludes 3D Printing Health Challenges

A free new study, published by German Bundesumweltamt, discusses the benefits and potential environmental and health challenges of 3D printing technologies.

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Cracking Joint Problems
3D Printing Living Tissue Could Heal Damaged Joints and Eliminate Arthritis

A team of researchers from the University Medical Centre Utrecht in the Netherlands have created a biofabrication method to create living tissues that replicate cartilage and could potentially be implanted to repair damaged joints. 

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3d printing complex bio-tissues
UCLA Bioengineer Develops SLA 3D Printer That Produces Complex Artificial Tissues

Researchers from UCLA have developed a SLA-based bioprinter that is able to create therapeutic biomaterials from multiple materials. This advancement could potentially be used for on-demand printing of complex artificial tissues for use in transplants and other surgeries.

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Band-Aid 2.0
Printable Body Tissue with Personalized Bio-Inks Boost Healing Potential

By embedding platelets into a 3D printed mixture of cells and gel, a team of researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln hope to improve the healing properties of tissue implants and skin grafts with printable body tissue.

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Jetting to the Cure
3D Jet Writing Technique Provides Better Understanding of How Cancer Spreads

Researchers from the University of Michigan have developed a new 3D jet writer that allows them to print high-resolution polymer as microtissues. These tiny tissue structures are able to facilitate cancer cell growth, allowing for improved drug development and testing.

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Shocking Stuff
Electric Eels Inspire Device Which Reaches 110 Volts

A sheet of bioprinted hydrogels -- inspired by the electric eel -- is capable of delivering 110 volts of electricity. It has potential to become a soft power source which draws on a biological system's chemical energy.

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Bio-Innovation
Researchers Develop Bioprinting Method to Recreate Biological Structures From Cells and Molecules

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London have developed a 3D bioprinting method that enables the creation of biological structures from cells and molecules that are commonly found in natural tissues.

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Conquering Cancer
Cellink Uses Bioprinting to Print Cancer Tissues and Develop Effective Treatment

The Swedish bioprinting startup Cellink is working alongside CTI Biotech to 3D print replicas of cancer tissues in order to find more effective treatments.  

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Printing Complexities
Molecular 3D Printing Technique Could Recreate Chemical Environments of the Human Body

Scientists have developed an easy and affordable way to print biological environments without losing their chemical complexities.

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Clever Collaboration
MIT and Aether Collaborate to Test New Biomaterials Using Aether 1 Bioprinter

MIT and Aether are collaborating to provide students at the university with Aether 1 3D printers so they can research bio-materials, including Citrene.

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International Stem Cell Corporation Claims Breakthrough in Bioprinting Liver Cells

International Stem Cell Corporation are using a new 3D bioprinting method to produce 3D liver tissue and help treat liver diseases. 

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Not Your Average Pleather
Modern Meadow’s ZOA is 3D Biofabricated, Animal-Free Leather Fabric

New Jersey startup Modern Meadow unveils ZOA, an animal-free biofabricated leather material that is made from genetically engineered yeast.

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Print Your Brain?!
Scientists Are Bioprinting Brain-Like Tissue From Stem Cells

Australian scientists are using a special bio-ink made from stem cells to 3D print patient-specific brain tissue.

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Dielectric Inks to Diuretic Links
Nano Dimension Aims For Bio-Printing With Surprising Patent

Israeli 3D printing company Nano Dimension has filed a patent application for 3D inkjet printing of multi-layered bioartificial structures.

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Anti-Minecraft
£2.8 Million Fund to Research 3D Printed Synthetic Bone for Landmine Survivors

Survivors of landmine blasts may soon benefit from 3D printed synthetic bone thanks to a £2.8m research grant at the University of Glasgow.

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