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Bagasse Fibers as Bioink: Research Shows That Sugarcane Waste is Suitable for 3D Printing

Bagasse Fibers as Bioink: Research Shows That Sugarcane Waste is Suitable for 3D Printing

Spreading like technological tendrils, new 3D printing hardware, software, and materials are available in countless forms around the globe today—and researchers just keep blowing our minds with new methods for fabrication. While you may be surprised to hear that 3D printing ink can be created with bagasse, you may be wondering what the heck it […]

Spreading like technological tendrils, new 3D printing hardware, software, and materials are available in countless forms around the globe today—and researchers just keep blowing our minds with new methods for fabrication. While you may be surprised to hear that 3D...
3D Printing Events, Regulations, IP, Expertise: Interview with John Hornick

3D Printing Events, Regulations, IP, Expertise: Interview with John Hornick

Our recent inaugural Additive Manufacturing Strategies summit, hosted with SmarTech Markets Publishing, brought together experts in medical and dental 3D printing alongside legal and business leaders to share thoughts on the future of additive manufacturing in human healthcare. The event, rich in expertise, filled two days with insightful presentations and conversations in Washington, D.C., allowing for a […]

Our recent inaugural Additive Manufacturing Strategies summit, hosted with SmarTech Markets Publishing, brought together experts in medical and dental 3D printing alongside legal and business leaders to share thoughts on the future of additive manufacturing in human...
BIOLIFE4D Hopes to Raise $50M to Develop 3D Printed Transplantable Hearts

BIOLIFE4D Hopes to Raise $50M to Develop 3D Printed Transplantable Hearts

In 1967, in Cape Town, South Africa, a surgeon named Dr. Christiaan Barnard successfully transplanted the heart of a 25-year-old woman who had died in a car accident into the body of a 55-year-old grocer who was dying of heart disease. While the surgery was a success, the recipient died 18 days later. Others who […]

In 1967, in Cape Town, South Africa, a surgeon named Dr. Christiaan Barnard successfully transplanted the heart of a 25-year-old woman who had died in a car accident into the body of a 55-year-old grocer who was dying of heart disease. While the surgery was a success,...
CELLINK and Aether Open New Locations for 3D Bioprinting Businesses

CELLINK and Aether Open New Locations for 3D Bioprinting Businesses

CELLINK‘s global presence is growing. The bioprinting company has offices in the United States and Sweden, and now it has officially opened a new office at Kyoto University in Japan. The university, which was founded in 1897, is one of Japan’s most prestigious research institutions, having produced several Nobel laureates and winners of other international […]

CELLINK‘s global presence is growing. The bioprinting company has offices in the United States and Sweden, and now it has officially opened a new office at Kyoto University in Japan. The university, which was founded in 1897, is one of Japan’s most...
3D Printing Achieves Human Skin with Natural Pigmentation

3D Printing Achieves Human Skin with Natural Pigmentation

There are many different areas of research being pursued right now in the area of 3D bioprinting, and one of them is the 3D printing of human skin. Not only can 3D printed skin be valuable in pharmaceutical and cosmetic testing, it can potentially change lives by providing skin grafts for burn or accident victims. Current […]

There are many different areas of research being pursued right now in the area of 3D bioprinting, and one of them is the 3D printing of human skin. Not only can 3D printed skin be valuable in pharmaceutical and cosmetic testing, it can potentially change lives by...
3D Printing for a Better Preclinical Cancer Model

3D Printing for a Better Preclinical Cancer Model

Peritoneal cancer is a rare form of cancer that can be especially deadly as it frequently isn’t diagnosed until it’s in an advanced stage. Even as treatments for the cancer advance, there are still limits, such as poor tissue penetration with chemotherapy. In addition, current preclinical models haven’t managed to precisely reproduce the disease conditions. […]

Peritoneal cancer is a rare form of cancer that can be especially deadly as it frequently isn’t diagnosed until it’s in an advanced stage. Even as treatments for the cancer advance, there are still limits, such as poor tissue penetration with chemotherapy....
REGEMAT 3D Offers Customized Options for 3D Bioprinting

REGEMAT 3D Offers Customized Options for 3D Bioprinting

There are a few companies that immediately come to mind when 3D bioprinting is mentioned- Organovo and EnvisionTEC among them, for example. But bioprinting isn’t just the domain of a few – there are many, many organizations out there working with living tissue using 3D printing technologies. One of those companies is REGEMAT 3D, a Spanish […]

There are a few companies that immediately come to mind when 3D bioprinting is mentioned- Organovo and EnvisionTEC among them, for example. But bioprinting isn’t just the domain of a few – there are many, many organizations out there working with living...
Cellink Turns to 3D Printing Tumors to Combat Cancer

Cellink Turns to 3D Printing Tumors to Combat Cancer

It may seem counterintuitive, but the Swedish biotech company Cellink is actually fabricating tumors in an effort to combat cancer. The company, which exploded on the scene in 2016, has risen to fame as a result of their biological ink, designed to be used by a variety of 3D printers to create different types of […]

It may seem counterintuitive, but the Swedish biotech company Cellink is actually fabricating tumors in an effort to combat cancer. The company, which exploded on the scene in 2016, has risen to fame as a result of their biological ink, designed to be used by a...
3D Printing News Briefs: December 27, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: December 27, 2017

Just because Christmas was two days ago doesn’t mean that the 3D printing industry has been taking a break. In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll be covering the latest business and medical 3D printing news, along with a competition and ending on a note from the happiest place in the world. Sigma Labs has […]

Just because Christmas was two days ago doesn’t mean that the 3D printing industry has been taking a break. In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll be covering the latest business and medical 3D printing news, along with a competition and ending on...
Japanese Researchers Take 3D Bioprinting Another Step Forward

Japanese Researchers Take 3D Bioprinting Another Step Forward

As 3D bioprinting advances, it also diversifies, with researchers from all around the world developing new ways of 3D printing living cells. Each new bioprinting technique is developed to address certain challenges in the technology, and one frequent challenge is formulating an ink that can pass through a 3D printer’s nozzle, stick together well enough […]

As 3D bioprinting advances, it also diversifies, with researchers from all around the world developing new ways of 3D printing living cells. Each new bioprinting technique is developed to address certain challenges in the technology, and one frequent challenge is...
17 Top 3D Printing Themes of 2017

17 Top 3D Printing Themes of 2017

2017 has been, by any measure, an eventful year, and as always the end of December brings us to a retrospective season as we look back on all that has happened. For us, that means a look back on some of the major happenings in the 3D printing industry, as each year we look into […]

2017 has been, by any measure, an eventful year, and as always the end of December brings us to a retrospective season as we look back on all that has happened. For us, that means a look back on some of the major happenings in the 3D printing industry, as each year we...
Wyss Institute Researchers Continue to Advance Organ Engineering Through 3D Bioprinting

Wyss Institute Researchers Continue to Advance Organ Engineering Through 3D Bioprinting

An organ transplant is a pretty miraculous procedure on its own, and its development and continuing improvement has enormously benefited its recipients. More than 30,000 people receive transplants each year in the United States alone, but unfortunately, according to the National Kidney Foundation, a further 120,000 are in dire straits as they await a life […]

An organ transplant is a pretty miraculous procedure on its own, and its development and continuing improvement has enormously benefited its recipients. More than 30,000 people receive transplants each year in the United States alone, but unfortunately, according to...
3D Printed Biomimetic Blood Brain Barrier Eliminates Need for Animal Testing

3D Printed Biomimetic Blood Brain Barrier Eliminates Need for Animal Testing

The blood-brain barrier (BBB) may sound like a rating system for avoiding horror movies, but in reality it is a semi-permeable membrane responsible for restricting and regulating the entry of neurotoxic compounds, diseases, and circulating blood into the brain. It exists as a defense mechanism to protect the brain from direct contact with damaging entities […]

The blood-brain barrier (BBB) may sound like a rating system for avoiding horror movies, but in reality it is a semi-permeable membrane responsible for restricting and regulating the entry of neurotoxic compounds, diseases, and circulating blood into the brain. It...
3D Bioprinter Offers New Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes

3D Bioprinter Offers New Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers at the University of Wollongong have done some impressive things. They’ve 3D printed brain tissue, and developed a 3D printing pen capable of drawing cartilage into knees. They’ve created an advanced soft robotic hand. And now they’ve developed a new 3D bioprinter that could revolutionize the way Type 1 diabetes is treated. The bioprinter is […]

Researchers at the University of Wollongong have done some impressive things. They’ve 3D printed brain tissue, and developed a 3D printing pen capable of drawing cartilage into knees. They’ve created an advanced soft robotic hand. And now they’ve...
MIT Researchers' 3D Printed "Living Tattoo" Lights Up with Responsive Cells

MIT Researchers' 3D Printed "Living Tattoo" Lights Up with Responsive Cells

There are a lot of creative things you can do with tattoos, particularly the temporary stick-on kind. You can get temporary tattoos made from metallic ink, glitter, and even crystals – but engineers at MIT may be the first to have come up with a “living tattoo” that lights up. The engineers used a 3D printing […]

There are a lot of creative things you can do with tattoos, particularly the temporary stick-on kind. You can get temporary tattoos made from metallic ink, glitter, and even crystals – but engineers at MIT may be the first to have come up with a “living...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Amy Karle, Award Winning BioArtist

3D Printing Spotlight On: Amy Karle, Award Winning BioArtist

Amy Karle is an award winning bioartist who utilizes the relationships among the mind, body, science and technology as the platform from which to create work that examines material and spiritual aspects of life. Her work examines a future as yet unknown in which the digital, physical and biological systems are inextricably interwoven. Working across […]

Amy Karle is an award winning bioartist who utilizes the relationships among the mind, body, science and technology as the platform from which to create work that examines material and spiritual aspects of life. Her work examines a future as yet unknown in which the...
Organovo & Viscient Biosciences Collaborate for 3D Bioprinting in Liver Disease Research

Organovo & Viscient Biosciences Collaborate for 3D Bioprinting in Liver Disease Research

Earlier this month, both Organovo and Viscient Biosciences announced their intent to collaborate on research for further studies into liver disease. There have been many interesting stories about Organovo and their advances—from promises regarding 3D printed kidney and liver tissue for pharmaceutical testing to new data about extended survival and function in animal test subjects. […]

Earlier this month, both Organovo and Viscient Biosciences announced their intent to collaborate on research for further studies into liver disease. There have been many interesting stories about Organovo and their advances—from promises regarding 3D printed kidney...
Jennifer Lewis' Work on 3D Organs-on-Chips Awarded 2017 Lush Prize

Jennifer Lewis' Work on 3D Organs-on-Chips Awarded 2017 Lush Prize

Innovators and researchers the world over work to develop products that address human wants and needs. Regulatory bodies the world over also work to ensure that the products that are made available to people don’t do irreparable harm, and many require a large burden of proof that the products under development are safe for humans […]

Innovators and researchers the world over work to develop products that address human wants and needs. Regulatory bodies the world over also work to ensure that the products that are made available to people don’t do irreparable harm, and many require a large...
Until November 15, Register for 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry Summit at a Discounted Rate

Until November 15, Register for 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry Summit at a Discounted Rate

Most people still think of paralysis as something irreversible – but that’s not necessarily the case anymore thanks to new medical technology, including 3D printing. Recently, a Chinese man found himself unable to use his legs after doctors were forced to remove a large portion of his backbone in order to remove a tumor. But […]

Most people still think of paralysis as something irreversible – but that’s not necessarily the case anymore thanks to new medical technology, including 3D printing. Recently, a Chinese man found himself unable to use his legs after doctors were forced to...
Discounted Rates Still Available for Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit on Medical and Dental 3D Printing

Discounted Rates Still Available for Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit on Medical and Dental 3D Printing

By now, most people are at least marginally familiar with 3D printing – they’ve heard of it, and they know that it’s doing more important things than just churning out plastic objects to sit on a shelf. Even if they’re not familiar with the details, most people also know that 3D printing is being used […]

By now, most people are at least marginally familiar with 3D printing – they’ve heard of it, and they know that it’s doing more important things than just churning out plastic objects to sit on a shelf. Even if they’re not familiar with the...
BASF and Poietis Continue Work Toward 3D Printed Skin in Renewed Bioprinting Agreement

BASF and Poietis Continue Work Toward 3D Printed Skin in Renewed Bioprinting Agreement

Two years ago, chemical company BASF signed an agreement with bioprinting company Poietis regarding the 3D printing of skin for cosmetic testing purposes. BASF wanted to use Poietis’ 3D laser-assisted bioprinting technology to further develop its Mimeskin tissue. The technology works by focusing a laser on a cartridge of bioink, which causes droplets of the ink […]

Two years ago, chemical company BASF signed an agreement with bioprinting company Poietis regarding the 3D printing of skin for cosmetic testing purposes. BASF wanted to use Poietis’ 3D laser-assisted bioprinting technology to further develop its Mimeskin...
$90,000 Awarded to Developers of 3D Printed Retinal Model

$90,000 Awarded to Developers of 3D Printed Retinal Model

The retina is a light-sensitive layer of tissue in the eye that plays a vital role in vision – without a healthy, functioning retina, an eye cannot see properly. It’s important for medical professionals to gain a better understanding of diseases and conditions of the retina so that they can be better treated, but the […]

The retina is a light-sensitive layer of tissue in the eye that plays a vital role in vision – without a healthy, functioning retina, an eye cannot see properly. It’s important for medical professionals to gain a better understanding of diseases and...
Sprybuild Introduces New Fast, High-Resolution DLP 3D Printing Method

Sprybuild Introduces New Fast, High-Resolution DLP 3D Printing Method

It’s fascinating how many variations there are on 3D printing. There are the main types of 3D printing technology, such as FFF, SLA and SLS, and then there are the variations on those, developed by companies aiming to change the 3D printing industry with fresh techniques. A lot of work goes into creating these new […]

It’s fascinating how many variations there are on 3D printing. There are the main types of 3D printing technology, such as FFF, SLA and SLS, and then there are the variations on those, developed by companies aiming to change the 3D printing industry with fresh...
3D Printing Technology and Engineering Used to Regenerate Heart Muscle Tissue

3D Printing Technology and Engineering Used to Regenerate Heart Muscle Tissue

In the past, the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has used 3D printing technology to help with brain surgery, but now researchers from the Canadian university are focusing on matters of the heart. Mohammad Izadifar, a multi-discipline researcher who works with biomedical and chemical engineering, is combining engineering, 3D printing, and medicine to repair damaged hearts […]

In the past, the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has used 3D printing technology to help with brain surgery, but now researchers from the Canadian university are focusing on matters of the heart. Mohammad Izadifar, a multi-discipline researcher who works with...
German and Canadian Organizations Partner to Develop 3D Printed Contractile Tissue

German and Canadian Organizations Partner to Develop 3D Printed Contractile Tissue

It’s been a big week for bioprinting, with news of planned 3D printed organs coming from both Prellis Biologics and BIOLIFE4D. The bioprinting world is one that doesn’t slow down, and a new research collaboration between multiple major players in the field is set to continue advances. Canadian company Aspect Biosystems is partnering with German InSCREENeX as well […]

It’s been a big week for bioprinting, with news of planned 3D printed organs coming from both Prellis Biologics and BIOLIFE4D. The bioprinting world is one that doesn’t slow down, and a new research collaboration between multiple major players in the field...
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