Nov 8, 2016 2:13:22 AM

Coming Soon: First 3D Bioprinted Organ Transplant

 

3D bioprinters are steadily becoming a staple in research and health settings around the world—and Russian researchers from the 3D Bioprinting Solutions lab just outside Moscow are proving just how powerful they can be.

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Nov 8, 2016 2:09:20 AM

Democratizing Cell Technologies: Welcome to the Golden Age of BioPrinting, Tissue Engineering and BioFabrication

Democratizing Cell Technologies: Welcome to the Golden Age of BioPrinting, Tissue Engineering and BioFabrication

Check out this post by our collaborators at RoosterBio!

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Nov 8, 2016 2:05:54 AM

Using Bioprinting to Create Bone

Imagine being able to print bone. Things like jawbone surgery, healing fractures, and treating bone diseases would be revolutionized. Well, a future in which doctors and researchers regularly bioprint bone may not be so far off.

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Nov 8, 2016 2:02:13 AM

Scientists create beating heart tissue in a lab dish

Scientists create beating heart tissue in a lab dish

Researchers hope tissues could help with drug testing and one day even lead to lab-grown heart replacements

Check out the amazing work that our collaborators, Dr. Kevin Costa and his lab, are doing at Mount Sinai! 

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Nov 8, 2016 1:57:59 AM

Tissue Engineering, Research, Medicine, Design

3D bioprinting is an intuitive way to approach biology. But not many people realize its versatility. To give an idea of what is possible through 3D bioprinting, we’re starting a little series called “10 Cool Things You Could Print with a 3D Bioprinter.” Hopefully, this will make the idea of bioprinting a little more accessible! So...

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Nov 8, 2016 1:38:50 AM

A Call for Collaboration

Here at BioBots, we aim to create a culture of collaboration around 3D biological printing. We envision a world where researchers, doctors, 3D bioprinter manufacturers, software companies, lab equipment companies, and perhaps most importantly, DIY 3D bioprinting enthusiasts can coexist and cooperate on groundbreaking work in an open...

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Nov 8, 2016 1:35:50 AM

Building A Heart From Scratch

Here at BioBots, we’re always keeping an eye out for research being done in tissue engineering and stem cell biology. Together, these disciplines form the backbone of regenerative medicine.

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Nov 8, 2016 1:30:51 AM

21st Century Prometheus

Mary Shelley published her magnum opus, Frankenstein, in 1818. It was at this point in human history that the burgeoning scientific revolution of the 19th century ushered in one of the most awe-inspiring eras of progress and innovation the world has ever seen, which culminated in the consummate fruition of the industrial revolution.

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Nov 8, 2016 1:27:05 AM

A Brief History of Regeneration

Mother Nature is a master engineer. Through years of evolution, it has fine-tuned the relationship between structure and function for all organisms. By turning to nature for inspiration, scientists, builders, inventors, and thinkers have improved the lives of individuals every since the dawn of mankind.

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Nov 8, 2016 1:07:15 AM

3D Printed Heart Saves Newborn

  

3D Printed Heart Saves the Life of a Newborn

Here’s some BIG, heartwarming news in the world of 3D bioprinting and medical science—literally heartwarming because through the use of a 3D printed heart, doctors were able to save the life of a newborn with a congenital heart defect.

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