3D bioprinting organs, most of all hearts, is becoming useful for researchers and medical professionals all over the world. Although not quite yet a reality, the field is very promising. In this article, we'll cover some of the most promising 3D printed heart projects of 2018.
University professor Adam Summers wants to create a library of 3D scans of the world's fish for research and 3D printing.
3D printing may provide a sustainable solution to the current crisis of coral reef death globally. Population growth and the environmental burden that accompanies it has taken a serious toll on the Australian Great Barrier Reef and many other coral reefs over the last few years.
Using digital scanning and the Form 2, Digital Smile Design allows dental patients to view the results of their procedure before it happens.
Scientists have taken CT scans of preserved Tasmanian tiger joeys to help give them a better insight into the extinct animal and learn about the early development phases of the marsupials.
Using 3D facial reconstruction and 3D printing technologies, a team of researchers has revealed what Jonathan Swift, the Irish writer best known for “Gulliver’s Travels” looked like at the time of his death.
Historians used 3D scanning to find out more about a statuette called Venus of Dolní Věstonice, found in 1925 by Czech archaeologists.
Michigan police turn to 3D printing to solve an ongoing murder case. Can 3D printed fingerprints unlock a victim's smartphone?
Thanks to the growing proclivity for community driven research, it's now possible to 3D print your own copy of famous ancient fossil Lucy.
The famous fossil, Lucy the Australopithecus, is now available for any amateur paleontologists to download and 3D print for free.
Scientists from Temple University in Philadelphia created a prototype for an "electrospun healing" device which uses soy protein and water to print personalized bandages directly onto a patient's skin.
MIT engineers developed new 3D printing inks from bacteria cells and hope to one day be able to print living computational, wearable platforms.
Irish company AquaRoot Technologies has developed a way to easily create irrigation pipes that are both biodegradable and customized.
Advancing "lab-on-a-chip" microfluidics devices, Cardiff University researchers open their designs up to rapidly prototype new developments.
3D printing is changing interactive education in microbiology. The new 3D printed LudusScope now lets you play soccer games with living microorganisms
The legacy of a pair of German glassblowers is being preserved with the help of 3D scanning and printing technology.
Purdue researchers have developed a process which enables them to 3D print extremely viscous materials. Due to this, they should be able to 3D print everything from cookie dough to biomedical implants.