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Artificial ear creation with 3D printing and injectable molds

By Damir Beciri
21 February 2013

ear-print-1Cornell bioengineers and physicians have used 3D printing and injectable gels made of living cells to create an artificial ear that looks and acts as a natural human ear. The method could be very useful for reconstructive surgery, and the particular case where an ear is created could give new hope to thousands of children… »

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Improved printing of cartilage replacement constructs

By Damir Beciri
2 December 2012

cartilage-printer-1The printing of 3D tissue has taken a major step forward with the creation of a novel hybrid printer that simplifies the process of creating implantable cartilage. Researchers from the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine were able to use this technology in order to create cartilage constructs that could eventually be used to replace… »