Wyss Institute – Scaling Up Tissue Engineering

by Wyss Institute, Harvard University Bioprinting technique creates thick 3D tissues composed of human stem cells and embedded vasculature, with potential applications in drug testing and regenerative medicine  March 7, 2016 — (CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts) – A team at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and the Harvard Read More »

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Novel 4D Printing Method Blossoms from Botanical Inspiration

Kat J. McAlpine, Wyss Institute Communications Materials science and mathematics combine to enable the printing of shapeshifting architectures that mimic the natural movements of plants  January 25, 2016 (BOSTON) – A team of scientists at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and Read More »

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New Frontiers in 3D Printing

By Leah Burrows, Harvard SEAS Communications Novel active mixing and switching printheads enable 3D printing of complex fluids and gels September 21, 2015 (CAMBRIDGE, Mass.) — Three dimensional printing is revolutionizing the production of new devices and structures, including soft robots, flexible electronics and engineered Read More »

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Wyss Institute at Harvard University- A Jump for Soft–Bodied Robots

By seamlessly blending soft and rigid body parts– a structural innovation used by animals and insects – a team of Harvard scientists has created a new kind of durable, soft–bodied jumping robot July 9, 2015 (BOSTON) — Traditional robots are made of components and rigid Read More »

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