UConn Students 3D Print Two Different Artificial Kidneys

We’ve been hearing a lot lately about the possibility of 3D bioprinting organs, such as livers, kidneys and hearts. In fact, many experts within the medical field expect 3D printing to have progressed enough in the next ten years, to make all this possible. Researchers are already 3D printing parts of certain organs, and new discoveries are unveiled. Continue reading “UConn Students 3D Print Two Different Artificial Kidneys”

“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”