News - 2 Mar 2021
For a long time, tissue engineering has relied on geometrically static scaffolds that are seeded with cells in the laboratory to make new tissues and even organs.
4D hydrogel-based materials can...
News - 25 Feb 2021
New hydrogel-based materials that can change shape in response to psychological stimuli, such as water, could be the next generation of materials used to bioengineer tissues and organs, according to a...
News - 22 Feb 2021
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As well as offering relief and guaranteeing mobility and pain reduction for thousands, a new 3D-printed metal talus implant could change the field of...
News - 16 Oct 2020
At Tampere University, a research team has developed a transparent, flexible, biodegradable, and fast-acting thermotherapy patch from plant leaves.
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News - 19 Aug 2019
In Greenville, South Carolina, a team led by three second-year students from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville have given an 8-year-old from Simpsonville, Lily...
News - 28 Jun 2019
MarketsandMarkets™ have recently announced it new report "3D Printing Plastics Market by Type (Photopolymer, ABS, Polyamide, PLA), Form (Filament, Liquid/Ink, Powder), End-Use Industry...
News - 19 Jun 2019
For several years, engineered tissues and organs have been cultured with varying degrees of success in laboratories.
Bioprinting the letter “C” using a stem cell only...
News - 21 Nov 2018
An innovative hydrogel, which is composed of almost 90% water and naturally sticks to soft tissue like the meniscus and cartilage, has now been developed by EPFL researchers. If repair cells are...
News - 22 Jan 2018
The white stains that orthodontic brackets frequently leave on teeth is due to enamel demineralization brought about by bacterial proliferation in the adhesive area; especially when accompanied by...
News - 3 Aug 2017
A team of engineers and pediatric orthopedic surgeons are using 3D printing to help train surgeons and shorten surgeries for the most common hip disorder found in children ages 9 to 16. In a recent...