(Sechenov University) A team of scientists from Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University used 3D printing to create biocompatible structures on the basis of chitin obtained from crab shells. This method will help develop structures with given shapes for various biomedical tasks, including the replacement of damaged soft tissues in the human body.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-04/su-bd3040119.php