Researchers Create World’s First 3D-printed Bionic Organ

Researchers Create World’s First 3D-printed Bionic Organ

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3D-printed bionic ear at Princeton - Frank Wojciechowski photoUsing 3D printers to create biological structures has become widespread.

Printing electronics has made similar advances, particularly for low-cost, low-power disposable items. The first successful combination of these two technologies has recently been reported by a group of researchers at Princeton.

They report in a recent issue of ACS NANO Letters that their new device can receive a wide range of frequencies using a coiled antenna printed with silver nanoparticles.

(READ the story from Extreme Tech)

Photo courtesy of Frank Wojciechowski – Princeton
Thanks to Joel Arellano for submitting the link on our Facebook Page!

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