Category Archives: Newcastle University

Newcastle University creates first 3D printed human corneas

Scientists at Newcastle University (NCL) have successfully 3D printed human corneas for the first time. Gelatinous and multicellular, the artificial corneas are valuable steps towards much needed solutions for the millions of people suffering from eye disease and severe damage around the world. A vivid solution The cornea is a vital part of human vision; […]

Cardiac conduction system visualised using 3D printing

New research is using 3D printing to advance understanding and treatment of abnormal heart rhythms. The heart is the most important organ in the human body. Understanding how the heart behaves is crucial for doctors conducting surgical procedures, but also of vital importance within the field of medical research. Scientists at universities in the UK […]