3D printing in medicine: How the technology is increasingly being used to save lives (VIDEO)

3D printing, also known as rapid prototyping or additive manufacturing, used to be the manufacturing industry’s best kept secret but now the technology is being used to transform many industries, including medicine. Over the past year, hospitals around the world have begun talking about their burgeoning use of 3D printing in health care, … Continue reading “3D printing in medicine: How the technology is increasingly being used to save lives (VIDEO)”

Organ-on-a-chip maker Nortis gearing up for 2015 product launch

Seattle organ-on-a-chip maker Nortis is gearing up to launch a microfluidic product to help pharma researchers reduce the error, cost and suffering that can come with animal testing. The company projects it’ll have an organ-mimicking product ready in the first quarter of next year, and is currently securing a production site in Seattle to manufacture the chips. Continue reading “Organ-on-a-chip maker Nortis gearing up for 2015 product launch”