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3D Printing Advances – This Time It Is 3D Printed Bacteria

According to the abstract on Science Mag: “Despite recent advances to control the spatial composition and dynamic functionalities of bacteria embedded in materials, bacterial localization into complex three-dimensional (3D) geometries remains a major challenge. We demonstrate a 3D printing approach

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3D Printing And Drugs – Can This Computer 3D Print Any Drug?

A couple of years ago, at a TED conference, Professor Lee Cronin mentioned a goal as the creation of “inorganic life”, and went on to detail his efforts to generate “evolutionary algorithms” in inert matter. He still hopes to “create

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Are 3D Printing Stocks Finally Affordable?

the market

Investors Business Daily reports that most analysts are forecasting an uptick for Stratasys , but also reports that a Piper Jaffray analyst is less excited after a survey the firm conducted with 62 resellers. Brian Deagon, reporter at Investor’s Business

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3D Printing Hearts – 3D Printing Industry Saves Hearts!

3D Printing Heart

Now, medicine is exploring how 3-D printing can help doctors learn and do their jobs. Doctors at the University of Michigan, for example, used devices made with 3-D printing to install in a baby’s heart. Some researchers are working on

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3D Printing Teleportation, Bioprinting Human Organs, 3D Printed Drugs and More of the Dark Side of 3D Printing

The Dark Side of 3D Printing - 3D Printing Controversy

3D Printing -The History of a Public Controversy 3D Printing Teleportation of Physical Objects http://3dprintingchannel.com/3d-printing-teleportation-of-physical-objects/ New 3D Printing Developments in 3D Printed Prosthetics http://3dprintingchannel.com/new-3d-printing-developments-in-3d-printed-prosthetics-live-from-the-intel-booth/ Advances in Bioprinting Human Organs Sparking Social and Moral Debate http://bioprintingworld.com/advances-in-bioprinting-human-organs-sparking-social-and-moral-debate/ 3D Bioprinting Chemputer Could Democratise

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3D Printing Brains? Or using brains to 3D Print?

Doctors at Boston Children’s Hospital produced an exact replica, soft plastic, 3d printed model of a child’s brain to use in a practice run before the complex surgical procedure. It was printed with soft plastic and with a precision 3d

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Bioprinting Saving Lives – Every 30 Seconds A Patient Needs 3D Printed Tissue

“The impossible can be possible” is what Ben Harrison intelligently proclaims to an audience of captivated listeners. As a respected authority in the field, he strongly suggests that there are limitless possibilities for 3D printing and the duplication of human

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3D Printing Dentistry – What Happens to the 3D Printing Dental Market?

The market for dentistry in general has been constantly expanding. Especially here in the United States, people have come to value their teeth and their appearance more and more. It is estimated that by 2018, the orthodontic supply market alone

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Convincing 3D-Printed Skin in the United Kingdom

University of Liverpool and University of Manchester researchers are working together to develop convincing 3D-printed skin. Dr. Sophie Weurger of the University of Liverpool said “the human visual system is extremely sensitive to small distortions in skin appearance, so making

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Organovo Fabricates Liver Cells That Live 800% Longer

Bioprinting is not a new concept – in fact, it’s almost old news, and we’re just waiting for something to happen. Ducks have been saved, baby tracheas have been printed, so when are we going to really see the effects

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