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bio-ink

bio-ink  n.— «For years, tissue engineers have used souped-up printers, and in some cases off-the-shelf models, to print “bio-inks.” These inks consist of anything from proteins to individual cells printed in microscopic...

slap and ship

slap and ship  v. phr.— «Many initial trials using RFID tags or composite codes have used desk-top printing units and handheld scanners/readers—essentially “slap and ship” as it is known in the industry.» —“Item-Level...

steady ticket

steady ticket  n.— «At least three days a week, however, Atencio has a steady “ticket.” In other words, through the labor pool he works 12-hour shifts at a large printing press.» —“Life Is Hard At The Bottom” by...

organ printing

organ printing  n.— «Equations usually found in physics textbooks are turning up in tissue-engineering labs, where they’re being used in a radical new process called organ printing.…Printing involves depositing layer after layer of...

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