Tools

3D Printing Blood Vessels and Metal

Posted 8 Jul 2012 at 21:52 UTC by John_RobotsPodcast Share This

Above, researchers at UPenn and MIT print blood vessels, using sugar. Once the sugar hardens, cells suspended in gel are added. Once the gel solidifies, the sugar is dissolved and removed. After the break, another video shows a process where powdered stainless steel is printed using a binder (weak glue), then infused with bronze.

See more of the latest robot news!

Recent blogs

27 Aug 2016 AI4U (Observer)
20 Aug 2016 mwaibel (Master)
16 Aug 2016 Flanneltron (Journeyer)
9 Jul 2016 evilrobots (Observer)
8 Jul 2016 steve (Master)
27 Jun 2016 Petar.Kormushev (Master)
24 May 2016 shimniok (Journeyer)
2 May 2016 motters (Master)
6 Nov 2015 wedesoft (Master)
10 Sep 2015 svo (Master)
X
Share this page