3D Printing Current Affairs - 2019

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Scientists create world’s first 3D-printed human corneas

Scientists from Newcastle University, UK have created world’s first 3D printed human corneas (3D printed thin protective film over eye) that could solve problem of shortage of available eye donors and help millions of blind people gain sight again. Cornea is outermost layer of the human eye. Its key function is to focus vision. It Read More…

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Scientist develop ingestible 3D-printed snake-like robot

Scientists have developed a tiny, ingestible 3D-printed snake-like robot called SAW (single actuator wave-like robot), that can navigate through the small intestines. The snake-like tiny robot was made from a set of interlocking 3D-printed “plastic” pieces that look like vertebrae. Key Facts The robot moves in a wave-like motion and can travel through the extremely Read More…

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Scientists develop artificial human lung model using 3D printing

Scientists from Czech Republic have developed a model of a functioning human lung using 3D printing and other technologies. It has received three patents for its modeling. The model was developed by the research group from the Brno University of Technology. It can be used to simulate problems like asthma or other chronic diseases and Read More…

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Scientists develop new bio-ink for 3D bio-printing with stem cells

Scientists have developed a new stem cell-containing bio-ink that allows 3D printing of complex living tissues that may be used for surgical implants. The medical breakthrough was achieved by scientists from the University of Bristol, England. The study in this regard was published in the journal Advanced Healthcare Materials. Key Facts The new bio ink Read More…

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USFDA approves first anti-epilepsy pill manufactured with 3D printer

Aprecia’s Spritam becomes first anti-epilepsy pill manufactured with 3D printer to get the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) approval. The specified porous structure of the pill ‘Spritam’ was developed by using ZipDose 3D printing technology by Aprecia Pharmaceuticals. Designing detail structure of the Spritam pill made it possible for Aprecia to develop a pill that Read More…

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