Inkjet Printer Hacked To Make Biological Materials

Inkjet Printer Hacked To Make Biological Materials
technology

Open source project shows how anyone can change an ordinary desktop printer to turn it into a machine to make cells and living things.

Emma Hutchings
  • 28 january 2013

A group from the biotech hackerspace BioCurious decided to play around with BioPrinting (printing with biological materials) and have written an Instructable to document their BioPrinter Community Project. It includes plans for anyone to build their own DIY BioPrinter by hacking an ordinary desktop printer.

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