Bioprinting breakthrough

(USA) Researchers at a Boston hospital have pioneered a 3D bioprinting technique that crafts structures complex enough to replace damaged body tissue. The team from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) has ...

Bioprinting human organs

Scientists are making progress in the quest to bioprint transplantable human organs. American biotech BIOLIFE4D is trying to establish itself as a world-leader, with CEO Steven Morris saying the company is s...

Hope for people with mobility issues

Scientists are making huge strides in developing artificial cartilage that will be transformative for people with mobility issues. In April scientists in Gothenburg bioprinted cartilage using stem cells harv...

3D solution for damaged knees

The knees' shock absorbers support our every step but for arthritis sufferers with damaged cartilage movement can cause excruciating pain. A graduate student in America may have found the answer though. Usin...

Bioprinted patch mends ‘broken’ heart

|14 April 2017| USA Scientists in America have developed a 3D printed patch which helps a 'broken' heart heal. The breakthrough - made by biomedical engineers based at the University of Minnesota - cou...

New bioprinter prints functioning human skin

(SPAIN) A 3D bioprinter created by Spanish scientists prints functioning human skin which could be used in transplants and cosmetic testing. The team of researchers from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (...

Scientists bioprint section of kidney

(USA) A team of leading scientists have used three-dimensional (3D) bioprinting to produce a representation of a section of the kidneys that contain living human cells. The work of the Wyss Institute team...