‘Bio-ink’ could form a scaffold for growing human tissue

A "bio-ink" for 3D-printed materials could serve as scaffolds for growing human tissues to repair or replace damaged ones in the body, say bioengineers.

Todd Bates-Rutgers | Feb. 12, 2020 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine 3d-printing hydrogels tissue-engineering

Lab-made cells outdo animal testing for cancer research

Synthetic cell scaffolds that let scientists test cancer cell growth in different environments could be a way to replace animal testing in cancer research.

Kelley Christensen-Michigan Tech | Feb. 12, 2020 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology cancer cells research tissue-engineering

Grooved scaffolds for live cells could heal injuries

Bioengineers are using grooves to seed sophisticated, 3D-printed tissue-engineering scaffolds with living cells to help heal injuries.

Mike Williams-Rice | Feb. 11, 2020 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine 3d-printing biotechnology tissue-engineering wounds

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