Bioprinting is a rapidly growing field that shows plenty of promise for improving the lives of people around the world. As such, it is a subject we’ve covered before. Just like with other additive manufacturing (AM) processes, however, bioprinting has a plethora of uses. All those smart people in lab coats keep coming up with new ideas.
A team of researchers in Scotland have made a breakthrough in bioprinting by discovering a method of printing human embryonic stem cells (hESCs). This advance could enable 3D tissues and other organic structures to be built, allowing for faster drug testing, among other possible applications. Continue reading