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

Harvard’s hybrid 3D printing method creates electronic second skin

The future of wearable technology envisions smart devices worn as close to the human skin as possible. Activated by “soft”, flexible electronics, this kind of second skin will enable seamless interaction between wearers and their technology, enhancing the human ability to make decisions ...

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Posted on Sep 7, 2017

UTEP thesis investigates missing pigment in 3D printed skin

New research looks at how 3D printed skin can be made from a patients own cells and used as a skin graft or other medical treatments. Composed of three primary layers, each containing an eclectic mix of tissues, human skin, though unassuming to the naked eye, is an incredibly complex organ. With a n...

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Posted on Aug 31, 2017

POSTECH University develops 3D bioprinting technique that grows human skin in just 2 weeks

A research team at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) in Korea has developed a skin 3D bioprinting process to rival traditional means of cell … 3D Printing Industry admin...

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Posted on Jun 8, 2017

3D printing brings researchers closer to bionic skin sensors and the future of wearable tech

The McAlpine Research Group at the University of Minnesota’s Department of Mechanical Engineering have released an article demonstrating a method for 3D printing tiny, multimaterial sensors. The electronics … 3D Printing Industry admin...

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Posted on May 9, 2017