Purenum GmbH has succeeded in certifying a biocompatible hydrogel for the removal of kidney stone residues for endoscopic therapy.
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Researchers have used 3D bioprinting technology to create custom-shaped cartilage. They aim to make it easier for surgeons to safely restore the features of skin cancer patients living with nasal cartilage defects after surgery.
New contact lenses allow to correct vision, monitor glucose and medical conditions.
Researchers at Tel Aviv University have printed an entire active and viable glioblastoma tumor using a 3D printer.
Researchers developed a novel method of growing whole muscles from hydrogel sheets impregnated with myoblasts and incorporated these muscles into a biohybrid robot.
Researchers at Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation have designed a wearable sensor with wide-ranging strain sensitivity.
Researchers have developed an artificial skin that senses force through ionic signals and also changes color from yellow to a bruise-like purple, providing a visual cue that damage has occurred.
The combination of a 2Photon 3D-printer with an innovative hydrogel-based bioink allows the direct printing of 3D structures containing living cells at both the meso- and microscale.
Advances in wearable devices have enabled e-textiles, which fuse lightweight and comfortable textiles with smart electronics, and are garnering attention as the next-generation wearable technology.
Researchers have developed an injectable hydrogel that could help repair and prevent further damage to the heart muscle after a heart attack.
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.
Researchers have developed a biobattery-powered device capable of both delivering large molecule pharmaceuticals across the skin barrier and extracting interstitial fluid for diagnostic purposes.
The first human corneas have been 3D printed by scientists at Newcastle University.
The patch, which can be folded around surgical tools, may someday be used in robotic surgery to repair tissues and organs.
Researchers have used lasers and molecular tethers to create perfectly patterned platforms for tissue engineering.
Scientists have designed a hydrogel membrane that may be used to house optical glucose sensing materials toward building a biosensor for monitoring sugar levels in diabetics.
Researchers mechanically reprocess silk into a biologically compatible component of bioinks that improves the structural fidelity of 3D-printed hydrogels containing cells for use in drug development and regrowing lost or damaged body
Radiator-like fluid systems adjust the genetic wiring inside human liver cells in preliminary work toward artificial organ-tissue engineering.
Researchers have developed a highly elastic biodegradable hydrogel for bioprinting of materials that mimic natural human soft tissues.
The new 3D hydrogels provide high rates of cell proliferation, as they mimic lymph nodes, where T-cells reproduce in vivo.
Biomedical engineers developed a handheld 3D bioprinter that could revolutionize the way musculoskeletal surgical procedures are performed.
Researchers have developed a "smart" contact lens that can show real-time changes in moisture and pressure by altering colors.
Researchers are 3D printing "groovy" tissue-engineering scaffolds with living cells to help heal injuries.
Researchers revolutionised 4D printing by making a 3D fabricated material change its shape and back again repeatedly without electrical components.
Researchers have developed a super-stretchy, transparent and self-powering sensor that records the complex sensations of human skin.
Researchers are pairing a nanoscale imaging technique with virtual reality technology to create a method that allows researchers to “step inside” their biological data.
3D printing can be used to make a variety of useful objects by building up a shape, layer by layer. Scientists have now bioprinted living tissues, including muscle and bone.
Engineers have designed an ingestible pill that quickly swells to the size of a soft, squishy ping-pong ball big enough to stay in the stomach for an extended period of time.
Researchers at TU Vienna have created an artificial placenta-on-a-chip microfluidic device, using a high-resolution 3D printing process.