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Why should medical facilities get all the fun? A new post on Instructables shows you how to build a machine that lets you print your own organic matter.
We can already use a process called bioprinting to create organic tissue — now, a start-up is applying the process to making artificial meat.
Peter Thiel's philanthropic foundation gives up to $350,000 to a company named Modern Meadow, which plans to use 3D bioprinting to create an "edible prototype" that's a meat replacement.
Bioprinting could replace damaged organs in the future. Just make sure you have enough bio-toner for that new brain.
Organovo start-up is working on bioprinting tech that could eventually make it possible to use specialized 3D printers to repair or replace blood vessels.
Bioengineers jump a major hurdle by building 3D printed templates of filament networks to create vasculature. They say the trick is sugar.
A proof-of-concept lab-grown hamburger is slated to be eaten soon, after many delays and $325,000 in research and development.
Scientists have created a 3D-printed cartilage ear with an antenna that extends hearing far beyond the normal human range.
Is your most coveted gadget standing atop the peak of inflated expectations or wallowing in the dreaded trough of disillusionment? Gartner has some predictions.