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The Georgia research lab patching children’s hearts with 3D printing

The Children’s Heart Research and Outcomes Center, aptly abbreviated as HeRO, is at the cutting edge of tissue engineering. A part of Georgia Tech and Emory University, HeRO is developing therapies that can change children’s lives and, unsurprisingly, 3D printing is playing its role in that plan. The Davis Group, led by HeRO director Michael Davis, […]

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Xilloc expands 3D printed orthopaedic portfolio with OTN

Xilloc, a company that specializes in patient-specific, 3D printed medical implants, has acquired fellow Dutch medical device company Orthopedie Technologie Nijmegen (OTN) for an undisclosed sum. As a result of the business deal, OTN’s products will now be added to Xilloc’s product portfolio, an addition the companies say is a perfect “click” between the two. Products […]

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3D printed soft robot walks through water and straight to the heart of Rutgers research

From the video showing a new 3D printable material, you would be forgiven for thinking that Rutgers University–New Brunswick researchers have created life. Grabbing, dropping, brushing and walking across the frame, this 3D printed gel demonstrates the lifelike possibilities of soft robotics, and speaks volumes about the future of medtech. Living like the octopus Rutgers’ 3D printed […]

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