bioprinting

Whoa

Hospitals Are Getting a Little Closer to Printing You a New Heart

It works like a layer cake—one that eventually becomes an organ.
Jesse Hicks
10.10.17
Art

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.
Diana Shi
1.8.17
studies

How to Hack a Normal Printer to 3D Print Coronary Arteries

We’re well on our way to mass-producing functioning bioprinted hearts.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.24.15
Science

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.
Kari Paul
6.2.15
medicine

3D-Printed Kidney Tissue Is Here

Like biopaper covered in collagen and a protein matrix, it’s a place to grow.
Ben Richmond
4.2.15
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.
Matt Davenport
3.13.15
Health

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.
Kari Paul
2.23.15
Features

3D Bioprinters Could Make Enhanced, Electricity-Generating 'Superorgans'

Why stop at just mimicking biology when we can biomanufacture new and improved humans?
Meghan Neal
6.13.14
Features

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.
Meghan Neal
5.29.14