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IIT researchers 3D print human organs, implants using bio-ink made from Muga silk
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IIT researchers 3D print human organs, implants using bio-ink made from Muga silk

Muga silk, wild silk originating in Assam, is known for its durability & its shimmering, glossy texture.

Space station cosmonaut begins 3D printing study of living tissue in zero Gravity
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Space station cosmonaut begins 3D printing study of living tissue in zero Gravity

Magnetic 3D bioprinting technology has been designed to grow living tissues, and eventually organs.

Scientists create 3D printed placenta-on-a-chip to study nutrient transfer
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Scientists create 3D printed placenta-on-a-chip to study nutrient transfer

Based on initial tests, the artificial placenta on a chip behaves similarly to a natural placenta

Scientists develop a method to print stable biological structures; could be applied to printing human organs in future
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Scientists develop a method to print stable biological structures; could be applied to printing human organs in future

Processing the bio-ink and making it stick to itself and hold the desired printed gel structure are particularly difficult especially in inkjet printing.