Stories about progress in medicine through 3d printing
Researchers at the University of Buffalo have invented 3D printed dentures which can be used to deliver drugs among those highly susceptible to infection, such as the elderly, hospitalized or disabled patients.
Living in a big city, with concrete on all sides? Cultivate a bit of green on your windowsill with our guide to 3D printed hydroponics.
Dr. Tarek Loubani developed a 3D printed stethoscope which can be made using recycled plastic in 3 hours for just $3. The device is especially useful in low-income countries which have little access to diagnostic tools.
Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a portable 3D skin printer that can repair deep wounds in two minutes or less.
Researchers at Washington State University find that natural cures combined with biomedical devices prompt bone health, growth. In this case, 3D printed ceramic bone scaffolds coated with curcumin, a compound of the spice turmeric.
Patients with scoliosis can soon expect greatly improved spinal braces made with 3D printing technology instead of plaster molding.
If you've ever broken your hand, you'll know of the pain of wearing an uncomfortable wrist brace. 3D printing to the rescue!
Youbionic is kicking off their cheap 3D Printed prosthetic. How can such a good looking bionic hand cost only €1,200?
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.
Dieter Pfaff is a specialist among specialists. As an animal orthopedist he can help pets to lead a normal life again.
A trio of surgeons at a trauma hospital in the Netherlands, the ETZ, are demonstrating how 3D printing can help improve surgical diagnosis, operation time, and overall patient care.
DIY Bioprinting is a great, cost-effective way for smaller labs get started in Biotech. Here’s an overview of what’s happening in the open source 3D bioprinting scene.
In short: 3D printing makes sophisticated prosthetics much more affordable for everyone. Also, you can add electronics, which gives a 3D printed prosthesis a whole new dimension.
Scientists at UC San Diego create a 3D printed wearable to monitor stomach activity throughout the day, replacing the need for invasive probes.
Is bioprinting more than a buzzword for tech enthusiasts and investors? Abd what’s the status on 3D printing organs? Here’s an overview on one of the most 'human' 3D printing use cases.