All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘bioprinting’

Here’s A TEDx Talk On 3D Bioprinting

You could say that 2013 was the year of bioprinting. Researchers and private companies alike made huge strides in printing live human tissue, from ears to livers. From 2014 onward, we’re going to see some amazing advancements made in the field of bioprinting. Ben Harrison, a proponent of 3D printers, recently gave a TEDx talk in which he proclaims 3D …

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3D Printed Meat May Be Coming To New York City

New York City is home to some of the best dining in all of the world. If the stars happen to align for Modern Meadow, it might also be the go-to destination for 3D printed meat. Modern Meadow, the company currently researching 3D printed leather and meat, announced that it intends to move its operations from the University of Missouri …

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3D Printed Organs May Cause Moral Quandaries In The Future

One of the most promising uses of 3D printing is the creation of human tissue and organs. Proponents of the technology believe that we may one day be able to grow transplantable organs in the lab bypassing the lengthy donor process. It seems like a win-win situation for everybody, but Gartner thinks somebody will spoil the fun sooner or later. …

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This 3D Printer May One Day Print Functioning Organs

3D printers are making waves in the world of medicine as researchers continue to advance the technology’s ability to create parts of the human body. The latest 3D printer – coming from the University of Iowa’s Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department – is one step closer to printing human organs. Much like past 3D bio-printers, the University of Iowa is …

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