BASF and CTI Biotech develop functional skin gland models with 3D bioprinting

BASF Care Creations, a department of chemical company BASF, has demonstrated the findings from joint research with CTI Biotech into 3D tissue models of human sebaceous glands. These results, announced at the NYSCC Cosmetic Congress, demonstrate the successful ex-vivo (outside the human body) produ...

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Posted on Jan 12, 2018

MyMiniFactory celebrates the release of The Last Jedi with 3D printed Star Wars models

Today sees the release of Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, the long-awaited sequel to 2015’s Episode VII: The Force Awakens (although standalone Rogue One: A Star Wars Story also belongs to the same universe), and to mark the occasion, MyMiniFactory has taken a break from its Christmas conte...

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Posted on Dec 15, 2017

Stratasys launches BioMimics range of 3D printed medical models

3D printer manufacturer Stratasys has unveiled BioMimics, a range of highly realistic  3D printed medical models. Launched at the 2017 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) exhibition, the BioMimics portfolio includes 3D printed bones, spines and hearts for medical research and training. Mo...

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Posted on Dec 1, 2017

3D printed models ensure success for robot-guided spinal surgery

Using a 3D printed model, French surgeons have performed the world’s first robot guided minimally invasive surgery on a scoliosis-affected child’s spine. Dr. François Deroussen, Prof. Richard Gouron, and Dr. Michel Lefranc together with anaesthetists from Amiens-Picardie University Hospital per...

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Posted on Oct 12, 2017

Greg Zumwalt’s 3D printed Mechanical Models

This is an article in our series looking at how 3D printing is used around the world and at ways to get involved with 3D printing. You can read more articles in this series here, get in contact if you would like to give us your own perspective. My name is Greg Zumwalt, aka “gzumwalt” […]...

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Posted on Oct 6, 2017