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3D printed implants seed multiple layers of tissue

3D printed implants seed multiple layers of tissue

Researchers are 3D printing "groovy" tissue-engineering scaffolds with living cells to help heal injuries.

Integrate micro chips for electronic skin

Integrate micro chips for electronic skin

First fully integrated flexible electronics made of magnetic sensors and organic circuits opens the path towards the development of electronic skin.

Step foward for 3D printing a bioprosthetic ovary

Step foward for 3D printing a bioprosthetic ovary

Ongoing development of an "ink" will be used for 3D printing an artificial (or bio-prosthetic) ovary that could be implanted and allow a woman to have a child.

‘Smart’ implant coatings to nip infections in the bud

‘Smart’ implant coatings to nip infections in the bud

Physicists from University of Augsburg have developed a "smart" coating that is particularly toxic when bacteria are present in its environment.

Groundwork for patient-specific 3D printed meniscus

Groundwork for patient-specific 3D printed meniscus

Researchers have developed a novel methodology to provide non-invasive analysis of meniscal implants.

Bioelectronic implant could prevent opioid deaths

Bioelectronic implant could prevent opioid deaths

Researchers are developing a device that can sense the effects of a potentially fatal level of ingested opioids and deliver a life-saving dose of naloxone.

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