3D Printer May Someday Build Human Organs

by Larry Emmott on February 8, 2013

in Future Tech,Theraputics


In the longer term, the printer could help build organs for transplants or repair. Since the printer can put stem cells in a three-dimensional pattern, it could build a small “patch” for a heart or kidney that would be made from stem cells cloned from the patient

via 3D Printer May Someday Build Human Organs.

“Printing” teeth is already being researched and seems an obvious first use of biologic printing.

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