Tagged: Bioprinting

Is it possible to 3D print human organs now?

3D Printed Human Organs

Few people know this but industrial 3D printing actually existed since 1980s. It was utilized to mainly create manufacturing prototypes. Nowadays, technology has advanced to a level that is highly promising. Although the 3D printing of actual organs is not fully possible, additive manufacturing is likely to change that in the future.

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L’Oreal developing 3D printed skin tissues to revolutionize skincare industry

Loreal 3D printed skin

L’Oreal has been deeply researching ways to beautify human skin, and that is why it invests a huge chunk of money into developing human skin samples in its Lyon Labs. But L’Oreal believes it still has a long way to go considering skincare, so it has teamed up with bioprinting experts Organovo to make human skin using 3D printing technology. Apparently, Organovo has already made in-roads in medical science by 3D printing a human liver tissues, and this new venture will also test their prowess to the limit.
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