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Lego-inspired 3D printed soft tissue bricks

Lego-inspired 3D printed soft tissue bricks

Researchers have developed a tiny, 3D-printed technology that can be assembled like Lego blocks and help repair broken bones and soft tissue.

Pectus Excavatum: 3D printed scaffold implanted

Pectus Excavatum: 3D printed scaffold implanted

Surgeons have implanted a patient suffering from a congenital defect with a novel, absorbable soft tissue reconstruction scaffold.

Sugar: Sweet way to 3D print blood vessels

Sugar: Sweet way to 3D print blood vessels

Scientists have developed a way of using laser-sintering of powdered sugars to produce highly detailed structures that mimick the body’s intricate, branching blood vessels in lab-grown tissues.

Researchers successfully bioprint healthy new tissue

Researchers successfully bioprint healthy new tissue

New muscle has successfully been created in mice using a minimally invasive technique dubbed ‘intravital 3D bioprinting’.

Bioprinting tissues directly within the body

Bioprinting tissues directly within the body

Researchers take a step closer to 3D printing living tissues in patients as they develop a specially-formulated bio-ink designed for printing directly in the body.

Microneedle patch delivers stem cells into tissue

Microneedle patch delivers stem cells into tissue

Researchers have developed a microneedle patch to deliver mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) into the skin.

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