Hospitals Are Getting a Little Closer to Printing You a New Heart
It works like a layer cake—one that eventually becomes an organ.
Here’s Your Chance To Understand 3-D Printing Once and For All
A full look at the societal impact—from medical to creative to economic—of 3D-printing technology.
How to Hack a Normal Printer to 3D Print Coronary Arteries
We’re well on our way to mass-producing functioning bioprinted hearts.
How Fake Skin Will End Animal Testing (as Soon as We Can Mass Produce It)
A new L'Oreal partnership with a bioprinting startup could finally end the practice.
3D-Printed Kidney Tissue Is Here
Like biopaper covered in collagen and a protein matrix, it’s a place to grow.
The Building Blocks of Everything
Print Your Heart Out
3D-printed organs are looking more realistic than ever, but there's still a lot of work to do.
What Our 3D-Printed, Biohacked Bodies Will Look Like, According to Smart People
It's not often you find a NASA scientist, a Paralympic record breaker, a feminist performance artist and an expert in bioprinted organs inside a geodesic dome.
3D Bioprinters Could Make Enhanced, Electricity-Generating 'Superorgans'
Why stop at just mimicking biology when we can biomanufacture new and improved humans?
Our Best Bet for Colonizing Space May Be Printing Humans on Other Planets
"Maybe we will colonize other worlds not with astronauts in space suits, but with bacteria," says NASA's lead engineer on the Curiosity Rover mission.