Monthly Archives: April 2017

3D Printed Cartilage Made of Hydrogels Mimic Strength, Flexibility of Knee’s Meniscus

The 3-D-printable hydrogel flows like water when placed under shear stress, such as when being squeezed through a small needle. But as soon as the stress is gone, the hydrogel immediately hardens into its printed shape. Credit: Feichen Yang Worn out cartilage in the knees is a major cause of disability and once it’s worn … Continue reading