“How Do I Reach These Kids?” Build a 3D Bioprinter

After nine months of perseverance, high school seniors at Loveland High School in Ohio successfully created a 3D bioprinter. The payoff came as part of the capstone project for three students: Nathan Bryant, Cameron Spicer and Thomas Worsham. Their biotechnology teacher, Jamie Allison had a warranted emotional reaction when the project finally came to fruition. Even the superintendent commented on the revelation. The ability to print bacteria is now accomplished at the high school level. Continue reading ““How Do I Reach These Kids?” Build a 3D Bioprinter”

Surgeons use 3D printed parts to rebuild Stephen Powers’s face after accident

A British man who suffered horrific facial injuries in a motorbike accident has had pioneering surgery to rebuild his face using 3D printed parts. Stephen Power from Cardiff, Wales is thought to be one of the first trauma patients in the world to have a procedure in which 3D printing was used at every stage. Continue reading “Surgeons use 3D printed parts to rebuild Stephen Powers’s face after accident”

University of Alabama Students Develop 3D Bioprinting Extruder and Software

There are companies going after 3D bioprinting, like Organovo, and there are large research bodies and graduate universities making big breakthroughs with the technology. But, when a college sophomore like Tanner Carden at the University of Alabama starts bioprinting, you begin to feel that the bioprinting revolution isn’t as far away as previously thought. Continue reading “University of Alabama Students Develop 3D Bioprinting Extruder and Software”