May 26, 2018

This 3D Printer Can Help Grow Organs With Scaffolding Made Out of Sugar

Posted by in categories: 3D printing, biotech/medical

Sugar, that amazingly sweet treat some of us just can’t get enough of, has long been the fascination of children (and those with a child-like sweet tooth).

Its ability to be melted down into a glass-like substance enables confectionery artists to create tasty displays worthy of museums, or being served as a 3D printed dessert.

In fact, the same properties which make sugar so wonderful for cooking and designing also make it great for science.

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