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3D printed live bacteria creates world's first "living tattoo"

Gizmag - Tue 5 Dec 17

A team at MIT has genetically modified bacteria cells and developed a new 3D printing technique to create a "living tattoo" that can respond to a variety of stimuli... Continue Reading ...

Engineers use new technique to 3-D print a 'living tattoo'

TechXplore - Tue 5 Dec 17

MIT engineers have devised a 3-D printing technique that uses a new kind of ink made from genetically programmed living cells.

Researchers unveil 3D-printed 'living tattoos'

Daily Mail - Thu 7 Dec 17

The temporary 'living tattoos' developed by MIT researchers can twist and stretch with the natural movements of the body, and could one day allow for wearables that sense potential hazards. ...

Researchers Create ‘Living Ink’ That Reacts To The Environment

Ubergizmo - Wed 6 Dec 17

Imagine you are allergic to something in the air, but you don’t know about it until it’s too late. However the good news is that it appears that we’re getting close to wearable sensors ...

MIT researchers made a living ink that responds to its surroundings

Engadget - Tue 5 Dec 17

Researchers at MIT have developed a 3D printable hydrogel that can sense and respond to stimuli. The hydrogel is loaded with bacteria that can be genetically programmed to light-up ...

Ink containing engineered bacteria forms “living tattoo” for environmental sensing

The Engineer - Wed 6 Dec 17

MIT-developed ink can be printed into 3D structures that light up in the presence of predetermined stimuli. The MIT team specialises in developing technologies based on responsive materials, ...

Engineers 3-D Print a 'Living Tattoo'

Laboratory Equipment - Tue 5 Dec 17

NewsMIT Engineers have devised a 3-D printing technique that uses a new kind of ink made from genetically programmed living cells.Contributed Author: MITTopics: Biotechnology

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