Heriot-Watt University-Printed Human Organs for Testing and Transplantation

By Heriot-Watt University A specialised 3D printing process, using human stem cells, could pave the way to purpose-built replacement organs for patients, eliminating the need for organ donation, immune suppression and the problem of transplant rejection. The process, developed at Heriot-Watt University, in partnership with Read More »

3D Printing with Embryonic Stem Cells

University of Washington-Turning Waste Plastic into Composting Toilets, Rainwater Harvesting Systems

Students Win $100K for 3-D Printer to Turn Waste Plastic into Composting Toilets, Rainwater Harvesting Systems By Hannah Hickey, News and Information, University of Washington A University of Washington team claimed top prize in the first 3D4D Challenge, an international contest to use 3-D printing Read More »

University of Pennsylvania-Printing Cells Layer by Layer

Published on July 2, 2012 by University of Pennsylvania Bioengineers have been steadily advancing toward the goal of building lab-grown organs out of a patient’s own cells, but a few major challenges remain. One of them is making vasculature, the blood vessel plumbing system that Read More »

Venue through fatty tissue

Vienna University of Technology-3D Printer with NanoPrecision

Ultra-high-resolution 3D Printer Breaks Speed-Records at Vienna University of Technology. Dr. Florian Aigner, Science Editor Two-Photon Lithography Printing three dimensional objects with incredibly fine details is now possible using “two-photon lithography”. With this technology, tiny structures on a nanometer scale can be fabricated. Researchers at Read More »

3D Indy Race Car

University of Southern California-Contour Crafting

Contour Crafting (CC) is a layered fabrication technology developed by Dr. Behrokh Khoshnevis of the University of Southern California. The technology has great potential for automating the construction of whole structures as well as sub-components. Integral to the process is a computer controlled crane or Read More »

USC-Contour Crafting by Layered Fabrication