3D printing

Medical 3D printing applications continue to expand. We report on the latest developments in research, development, and applications of the additive manufacturing of medical products, instruments and implants, as well as customized orthoses and protheses.

Novel method of bioprinting neuron cells

Novel method of bioprinting neuron cells

The researchers have use a new laser-assisted technology that maintains high levels of cell viability and functionality.

3D printed objects sense how user is interacting with them

3D printed objects sense how user is interacting with them

Researchers have developed a method to integrate sensing capabilities into 3D printable structures comprised of repetitive cells.

3D printed origami technology to fight Covid-19

3D printed origami technology to fight Covid-19

Researchers are replicating the subtle folding of origami to create 3D printable technologies to aid in the fight against COVID-19.

Smart plaster for healing chronic wounds

Smart plaster for healing chronic wounds

Researchers have developed gel patches from a 3D printer that can be activated individually.

3D printing ink from sunflower pollen

3D printing ink from sunflower pollen

A 3D printing ink based on sunflower pollen could be used to fabricate parts useful for tissue engineering and drug delivery.

3D-bioprinted model of a blood vessel

3D-bioprinted model of a blood vessel

A team of Texas A&M University has designed a 3D-bioprinted model of a blood vessel that mimics the native vascular function and disease response.

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