Nov 8, 2016 4:13:03 AM

Researchers Successfully 3D Print ‘Living’ Body Parts and Tissue

 Since the advent of the 3D printer, many industries have been discovering innovative methods to enhance human life. From toys and models to food applications by NASA, 3D printers are proving to be incredibly versatile. One of those industries that has experienced some of the most promising of discoveries is that of health. At the Wake...

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Nov 8, 2016 4:05:31 AM

UWA Envisions the Future; 3D Bioprinting Directly into Wounds

Guest post by Hayley Glover, University of Western Australia.

With all the hype of 3D printed organs, replacement joints and blood vessels it can be quite overwhelming for a novice in the 3D bioprinting field. Where do you start and how do you get your head around the different materials, potential applications and the jargon used...

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Nov 8, 2016 4:01:27 AM

At Washington University the Demand for Medical 3D Printing Soars

Guest post by Savannah Est of Washington University in St. Louis;

On a normal day for the Washington University Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery (WUIMIS) Biomaterials lab, the clicking and buzzing of multiple 3D printers building objects simultaneously is the first thing you notice as you walk through the door. Home to 5...

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Nov 8, 2016 2:56:00 AM

Clone Armies and Squishy Things Inside of Us

(Above: Science Adventure Kids make their best faces for the Camera in NYC.)

At BioBots, we’ve been accused of living in tomorrow’s world – and with the self-stated purpose ofcuring disease, eliminating the organ waiting list, reverting climate changeand making life for humans on other planets possible, – it’d be a hard point tocontest....

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Nov 8, 2016 2:45:32 AM

The Disruption Continues at TERMIS, with BioBot 1

At the 2015 TERMIS World Congress, attendees arrive for a first look.

Last week was a big week for bioprinting and tissue engineering. You may have heard that we officially came out of Beta and launched the most advanced 3D bioprinter ever created, we call it BioBot 1. You can check out the amazing design and read more about the specs on...

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Nov 8, 2016 2:26:04 AM

BioBots Turns a Year Old!

A year ago, we founded BioBots in a dorm room on top of a noisy college bar with the mission of conquering the largest mystery of our generation – life. Disillusioned with existing tools and technologies for engineering organisms, and inspired by the idea of biology as technology, we launched BioBots with a command: “Build with Life.”

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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 1:27:05 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 1:02:46 AM

Establishing a Culture of Collaboration

We want to establish a culture of collaboration that will bring together people from all different disciplines. We want to provide the medium for them to find their common passions.

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Nov 8, 2016 12:28:23 AM

Bioprinting Cardiac Cell & Tissue Engineering

As one of the first groups who are working with BioBots, Inc. to assess the seemingly endless potential of their bioprinter, we felt it would be good to share a bit about why we’re excited about bioprinting. Sohaib and his team have done a fantastic job describing the potential advances that bioprinting brings to tissue

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