Medical & Dental 3D Printing News

Cicadas inspire drug-free antibacterial properties of 3D printed PEKK

Though an effective means of helping to heal broken bones, orthopaedic implants (as foreign matter) always run the risk of creating bacterial infections in the body. Antibiotics...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 6:58am EDT

3D Printing News Sliced Formlabs, EOS, LulzBot, GKN Additive and Dremel 3D

This edition of 3D printing news Sliced features stories from Formlabs, EOS, Dremel 3D, LulzBot, Laser Prototypes Europe, re:3D, GKN, Royal DSM, Konica Minolta, UT Southwestern...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | Monday, Oct 16, 2017 2:16pm EDT

3D printing news Sliced with Materialise, Additive Industries, Elephab, and WASP

Today’s 3D printing news Sliced features updates from Materialise, Additive Industries, Precision AMD, WASP, 4WEB Medical, TU Wien, TreeD, Keene Village Plastics, Powder &...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | Friday, Oct 6, 2017 7:55am EDT

Robot used in Chinese 3D printed dental implant surgery

Two 3D printed dental implants have been autonomously placed in the mouth of a volunteer patient by the world’s first autonomous surgical robot. The hour-long procedure,...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | Monday, Sep 25, 2017 7:10am EDT

Maclaren Applied Technologies use 3D printed prototypes to design Project Invincible shield

Maclaren Applied Technologies, a member of the Maclaren Group best known for automotive production, has used a range of 3D technologies to develop a medical breastplate. Known as...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 3:54pm EDT

McLaren Applied Technologies uses 3D printed prototypes to design Project Invincible shield

McLaren Applied Technologies, a member of the McLaren Group best known for automotive production, has used a range of 3D technologies to develop a medical breastplate. Known as...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 3:54pm EDT

How medical 3D printing is benefiting from Omegasonics ultrasonic cleaning

The use of 3D printers is expanding within and across many industries. Creative applications for 3D printing technology are being unveiled each and every day by firms in the...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 2:19pm EDT

3D printed clay scaffolding shows promise for cell growth and drug delivery

Laponite, a synthetic clay that becomes a clear gel in water, has been used to make a bioink for 3D printing powered medical studies. Commonly used as a thickener in cosmetics,...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 2:02pm EDT

French 3D printing giant Prodways acquires Interson-Protac

3D printer machining manufacturer and industrial solutions company Prodways Group, part of Groupe Gorgé, has announced that it will be acquiring a 75% stake in fellow French...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | Thursday, Sep 7, 2017 7:41am EDT

Self-assembled 3D printers produce essential medical supplies in Gaza

In the Gaza strip, blockades, economic downturn, and persistent conflict have made medical equipment and resources scarce and unaffordable. NGOs have been left to help with...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 11:18am EDT

3D Printing News Sliced: Duke, Mini, German RepRap, Prodways

This edition of the Sliced 3D printing news digest offers the latest stories from across medical and dental, design, research and business. Featured in this article: Torc2,...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 12:39am EDT

Could 3D scanners replace CT and MRI? Study demos in situ bone repair

In case studies all around the world, 3D printing is growing as an effective method of making patient-specific medical implants. Typically, these implants are made based on data...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | Monday, Sep 4, 2017 11:35am EDT

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...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | Thursday, Aug 31, 2017 7:16am EDT

Harvard-MIT liver chip narrows gap between in vitro and in vivo drug tests

3D bioprinting, microfluidics and hydrogel scaffolding combine in the latest liver tissue research by a team of scientists attributable to seven institutions from across the globe...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | Monday, Aug 14, 2017 1:22pm EDT

Materialise reports surge in 3D printing for end part manufacturing

Materialise NV (NASDAQ:MTLS) has reported financial results for the second quarter of 2017, and business is booming. Headquartered in Leuven, Belgium the company is one of the...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 12:50pm EDT