Superflexible, 3-D printed “bones” trigger new growth

Material could help surgeons replace damaged or broken bones

3-D printed bone scaffolds

BONE UP   New 3-D printed bone scaffolds, such as this one of human vertebrae, may speed up the healing process, researchers say.

A.E. Jakus

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