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From pancakes to joint replacements

Friday 13 January 2017 4:06pm

Tim Woodfield thumbAssociate Professor Tim Woodfield's CReaTE team edges closer to printing human joint replacements. They have successfully printed tiny 3D scaffolds containing arrays of cell clusters. It is hoped that these scaffolds will grow into customised pieces of cartilage for use in joint replacement surgery.

Read about other 3D printing:
Nano Girl Michelle Dickinson: Eating a 3D printed pancake (NZ Herald website)