Stories about progress in medicine through 3d printing
Researchers at the University of Utah used 3D printing to prototype "Smart Glasses" with liquid lenses that adjust to the wearer's sight.
3D printing is becoming an increasingly important tool for space travel. Now, the first medical supplies were 3D printed in space.
The Médecins Sans Frontières facility in Amman is using 3D printing technology to produce prosthetic ears and eyes for war-wounded patients.
Made with 3D printing, the world's first submillimeter biopsy forceps which could help reliably detect pancreatic cancer for early treatment.
As Americans age and gain weight, the traditional crash-test dummy is losing its relevance. Instead, 3D printing has helped create older - and even obese - alternatives.
JeffDESIGN is a concept developed by two doctors who want to update medical school education by teaching future doctors to how to 3D print.
Researchers from the US and UK perfected a technique to grow a fully formed human ear using a patients' own stem cells.
Medical cannabis has been tough for doctors to accurately prescribe, but this 3D printed cannabis inhaler created by the Tel Aviv-based startup Syqe Medical could be a promising solution.
Survivors of landmine blasts may soon benefit from 3D printed synthetic bone thanks to a £2.8m research grant at the University of Glasgow.
Meso-Brain is a 3D printing project that has received €3.3 million from the European Commission’s Future and Emerging Technology (FET) fund.
The new report from Spearhead Acuity Business Research & Consulting shows that healthcare-driven 3D printing technology will expand rapidly.
Chinese scientists at Sichuan Revotek have successfully implanted 3D bioprinted blood vessels made from stem cells into rhesus monkeys.
Students from Delft University of Technology have modfied a 3D printer to cast silicone for soft robotics in a process they call Ulticast.
A hospital in Brisbane, Australia will host a biofabrication institute where cartilage, bone and tissue can be 3D printed for their patients.
3D printing features in series pilot of CBS drama Pure Genius. But 3D printed hearts are not the stuff of fiction; they're being made already.
L'Oréal is developing technology which it hopes will cure baldness through 3D printed hair follicles capable of growing new hair.
Leroy the Great Dane has a new "leash of life" thanks to a 3D printed titanium bone implant which helped him beat cancer.