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3D Printing living cells with unprecedented precision

3D Printing living cells with unprecedented precision

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.

Hydrogel can repair tears in human tissue

Hydrogel can repair tears in human tissue

Scientists have developed an injectable gel that can attach to various kinds of soft internal tissues and repair tears resulting from an accident or trauma.

Tattoo made of gold nanoparticles for diagnostics

Tattoo made of gold nanoparticles for diagnostics

Scientists have developed a novel type of implantable sensor which can be operated in the body for several months to transmit information on vital values and concentrations of substances or drugs in the body.

A conductive hydrogel for medical applications

A conductive hydrogel for medical applications

Researchers have developed a method to produce graphene-enhanced hydrogels with an excellent level of electrical conductivity.

Rapid 3D printing moves toward bioprinted organs

Rapid 3D printing moves toward bioprinted organs

Researchers are using a 3D printing method called stereolithography and jelly-like materials known as hydrogels to speed up and improve 3D printing.

E-textiles can be used to measure photoplenthysmography

E-textiles can be used to measure photoplenthysmography

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.

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