Figure 2 Qiming Wang Living Materials Bacteria

Avni Shah

Bacteria is introduced to 3D printed bulk material. In a chemical reaction aided by urese, the enzyme secreted by the S. Pasteurii bacteria, mineral composites form and thicken over time creating a new living material that is strong, tolerant and resilient. IMAGE/QIMING WANG.

Published on February 4th, 2021

Last updated on February 4th, 2021