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Research from the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Department of Orthopaedics at Harvard Medical School, MA, demonstrates the use of a domestic 3D printer for use in bone operations. The study shows how, for [...]

Researchers from the University of California, San Diego have successfully 3D printed a framework of functional blood vessels. Blood vessel networks are important in transporting blood, nutrients and waste around the human body. T [...]

Luxexcel has received approval from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for their innovative 3D printed optical lenses. Headquartered in Belgium, Luxexcel produced 3D printed optical lenses using their Printop [...]

Japanese company Roland DG has released two new machines, including a 3D printer, for the dental industry, the DWP-80S and the DWX-52DC. Having recently formed the DGSHAPE subsidiary to manage their 3D printing business, these rel [...]

Researchers at Kyoto University in Japan have successfully implanted 3D printed cells into the thighs of lab rats. The 3D bioprinting used is the Kenzan method, where cells are placed onto an arrangement of neatly packed needles a [...]

New research describes how a team, “developed and implanted .. the world’s first” custom 3D printed airway stent. The work is a collaboration between Toulouse University Hospital’s Pulmonology department and local start-up Anatomi [...]

3D bioprinting company Organovo, (NASDAQ:ONVO) headquartered in San Diego, CA, has published an article showing successful 3D printing of the microscopic veins that make up a kidney. The findings show significant promise for using [...]

3D printed models and surgical guides made by South Carolina’s 3D Systems have helped to give 32-year-old Andy Sandness a successful face transplant. Andy Sandness before and after the facial transplantation. Photos via the Mayo [...]

British enterprise, Open Bionics has won a million dollar award for their 3D printed bionic arm prosthesis. The team won the international category at the UAE Robotics for Good Awards in Dubai. Open Bionics use 3D printers, such a [...]

Research conducted at Kitasato University in Japan demonstrates the use of a 3D printable, salt-based ink. The salt ink cuts the cost of 3D printable materials, and also exhibits properties similar to those found in natural bone. [...]