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Diagnostic tool printed for portable disease testing

Scientists from Duke University have used an inkjet printed tool for conducting diagnostic testing for use in point-of-care settings. The aim is to screen patients for markers of specific diseases.

Diagnostic tool printed for portable disease testing

Scientists from Duke University have used an inkjet printed tool for conducting diagnostic testing for use in point-of-care settings. The aim is to screen patients for markers of specific diseases.

3D printed ovaries produce mice pups

Many biologists see 3D printing as a suitable technology for producing human tissues and organs, creating life-saving and health-enhancing biological constructs. In a breakthrough, a science groups have produced fully-working mice ovaries.

3D printer set to print human skin

An innovative 3D bioprinter is being prepared to produce human skin, designed for medical research purposes (such as the testing out of new drugs). This skin may also be adequate for transplanting to patients.

3D pen successfully prints stem cells

A further advancement with three-dimensional printing has been made in the biology field. This is with a pen-like device that could be used to make cartilage implants during live operations.

3D printed cartilage shows success

A successful use of the 3D printing in the medical field has been reported. This is with the generation of cartilage, used in surgery to assist those suffering with arthritis.

Op-Ed: The big breakthrough — 3D printed living tissues have arrived

If your jaw just dropped when you saw that, it’s OK; they can replace it with a 3D printed jaw. Printing functional living structures is now possible.
 

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Talk about authentic; this ear seems to be growing a hair  too.
Talk about authentic; this ear seems to be growing a hair, too.
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