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 3:56:40 AM

5 Ways Bioprinting is Changing the Life Science Industry

Bioprinting is changing how we do biology.

Not much has changed in the way of tissue culture sinceAlexis Carrel pioneered the space over 100 years ago. We continue to use thesame dishes, and run most of our experiments on two dimensional homogenoustissues. Unfortunately, these 2D models of biology are extremely primitive whencompared the...

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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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