3D printed clay scaffolding shows promise for cell growth and drug delivery

Laponite, a synthetic clay that becomes a clear gel in water, has been used to make a bioink for 3D printing powered medical studies. Commonly used as a thickener in cosmetics, the clay is a novel addition to hydrogels used as a habitable environment for stem cells, and biodegradable containers for ...

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Posted on Sep 13, 2017

ExOne reports impacted revenue for Q2, on track for 20-25% growth

In the midst of a strategic reorganization, binder jetting 3D printer manufacturer and provider ExOne has reported results for the second quarter of 2017. ExOne report total revenue of $ 10.8 million, the company notes that the quarter’s turnover was “impacted by timing but on trackR...

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Posted on Aug 10, 2017

Proto Labs reports continued 3D printing revenue growth for second quarter 2017

Rapid manufacturing company Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB) has announced record revenues for the second quarter of 2017 with 3D printing revenue up 11.9%. The Minnesota-based company reported total revenue for the second quarter as $ 82.0 million, up 9.4% over the same period in 2016. Proto Labs’ manu...

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Posted on Jul 27, 2017

Rice University initiates capillary growth with 3D printable gelatin hydrogel

Existing in their billions and responsible for exchanging water, oxygen and carbon dioxide between blood and tissue, capillaries are at the core of the human body. As … 3D Printing Industry admin...

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Posted on Jul 12, 2017

3D printed vascular patch promotes blood vessel growth to address leading cause of death

Researchers from Boston University College of Engineering have developed a new method for treating ischemia, by 3D printing a vascular patch which encourages blood vessel … 3D Printing Industry admin...

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Posted on Jun 16, 2017

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