Three-D printing might in the future assist repair broken cartilage in knees, noses and ears (video)



Athletes, the aged and others that suffer from accidents and arthritis can lose cartilage and expertise lots of ache. Researchers at the moment are reporting, nonetheless, that they’ve discovered a strategy to produce cartilage tissue by Three-D bioprinting an ink containing human cells, and so they have efficiently examined it in an in vivo mouse mannequin. The event might in the future result in exactly printed implants to heal broken noses, ears and knees. A brand-new video on the analysis is obtainable at http://bit.ly/ACS3DPrint.

Paul Gatenholm, Ph.D.
Wallenberg Wooden Science
Middle at Chalmers, Sweden