ESM in the News

ESM in the News


January 2019

Scientists find way to create more breathable 3D-printed human tissues
Business Recorder, January 1

December 2018

Scientists create a way to make more breathable 3D-printed tissues, December 27

Micropores in 3D printed tissue allow the flow of oxygen and nutrients, December 24

Penn State Researchers 3D Print Porous Tissues, December 21


Micropores in fabricated tissues allow nutrient and oxygen diffusion into core December 20

Better security achieved with randomly generating biological encryption keys, December 19

September 2018

The Environment’s New Clothes: Biodegradable Textiles Grown from Live Organisms
Scientific American, September 14

Advances Yield More Organs for Transplant
U.S. News, Septmeber 13

August 2018

Squid-inspired proteins make new thermal switch
Physics World, August 20

UVA multidisciplinary engineering team designs technology for smart materials
EurekAlert, August 17

Thermal switch discovered in engineered squid-based biomaterials
Science Daily, August 13

July 2018

How to print a better human: ISEs engineer better processes so 3 D bioprinting can fabricate organs and tissues
ISE Magazine, July 31

April 2018

Vascularizing pancreatic islets improves transplantation for diabetes, April 13

February 2018

Flexible and self-healing medical devices, February 12

January 2018

This 3D printing method makes a better nose, January 30

Penn State Researchers Use 3D Printing Technology to Improve Strength and Cell Adhesion of PDMS, January 23

3-D printing improves cell adhesion and strength of PDMS polymer, January 22

Going ‘shuntless’ can be better for babies with hydrocephalus, January 2

October 2017

Mother Nature Gets Fashionable
Xploration Nature Knows Best, October 14

September 2017

This Penn State researcher is creating better solar cells by making them cheaper: BTN LiveBIG
Big Ten Network, September 30

August 2017

Lab-grown cartilage could be next big thing in knee replacements
WNDU, August 25

3-D printing technology allows doctors to create new cartilage for worn-out joints
KPRC Houston, August 20

July 2017

Women in IT Security: Power Players, July 11

Streaming the Latest in Nanotechnology, July 11

2-D layered devices can self-assemble with precision, July 7

Squid-inspired Proteins can Function as Programmable Assemblers of 2D Materials
AzoNano, July 6

2-D layered devices can self-assemble with precision
Science Daily, July 5

2-D layered devices can self-assemble with precision, July 5

June 2017

The Cephalo-Inspired Technology Of The Future
Science Friday, June 23

May 2017

Solar Power to the People, May 30

Penn State researchers develop low-cost solar cell
pv magazine, May 19

The self repairing clothes that can 'shed their skin' when damaged
Daily Mail, May 3

April 2017

Rapid Screening Machine can Read and Separate Proteins, April 19

January 2017

Squid Parts Help Make Self-Healing Materials
Inside Science, January 13

Three Penn Staters make Forbes' '30 Under 30' list, January 12

Penn State professor listed in Forbes "30 Under 30"
WJAC, January 5

December 2016

Ibrahim Ozbolat: Printing Health Solutions
CGTN America, December 31

The promise of printing: Machines that deposit cell-laden inks are constructing tissues and organs, one layer at a time.
Nature, December 8

3D bioprinting revolution solidifies gains
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, December 1

November 2016

Women in engineering profile: Judith Todd
ASM International, November 10

September 2016

The path to printed body parts: Scientists are making steady progress toward 3-D printed tissues and organs
American Chemical Society, September 22

August 2016

Protective fabric fixes itself with help from squid proteins
Chemical & Engineering News, August 25

3D printing produces cartilage from bioink
The Republican Herald, page 27, August 25

Need a new knee? Penn State researchers may soon be able to print you one
WPSU Radio, August 24

Penn State innovates self-healing textiles
Big Ten Network, August 18

Self-healing fabric could be the end to torn clothes
Newsweek, August 12

This liquid could let torn clothes repair themselves
CNN Money, August 10

July 2016

This fabric can repair itself and neutralize toxins
Futurity, July 26

Penn State adds new engineering grad programs
Centre Daily Times, July 21

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