Skin and cartilage are both strong and flexible – properties that are hard to replicate in artificial materials. But a new fabrication process brings lifelike synthetic polymers a step closer.
Researchers have developed a 3D printing technique that creates cellular metallic materials by smashing together powder particles at supersonic speed.
In a research-first, scientists from Empa were able to 3D print stable well-shaped microstructures made from silica aerogels for use in biotechnology and precision engineering.
Researchers have created fundamental electronic building blocks out of tiny structures known as quantum dots and used them to assemble functional logic circuits.
Researchers have developed a ceramic artificial bone coating with triple the adhesion strength compared to conventional coating materials.
A bioceramic implant has proved to stimulate regeneration of natural skull bone so that even large cranial defects can be repaired in a way that has not been possible before.
A dose of artificial intelligence can speed the development of 3D-printed bioscaffolds that help injuries heal.
Linking the human brain to a computer is usually only seen in science fiction, but now scientists have harnessed the power of 3D printing to bring the technology one step closer to reality.
Researchers have developed a revolutionary cortical vision device that could one day help restore vision to the blind.
Researchers have shown that machine learning techniques helped an individual with paralysis learn to control a computer cursor using their brain activity.
Scientists are working on inventions to use microchip technology in implantable devices and other wearable products such as smart watches to improve biomedical devices.
Engineers are developing a 3D printed artificial blood vessel that allows doctors and patients to keep tabs on its health remotely.
Nanoengineers plan to develop an immunotherapy for ovarian cancer using 3D-bioprinted plant virus nanoparticles.