How to print an Organ?

Van Mensvoort
January 16th 2007


What to do about the shortage of human organ donors? An emerging branch of medicine, called organ printing (future vision alert), takes a patient's own healthy cells and uses a printer, cell-based 'bio-ink' and 'bio-paper' to create tissue to repair a damaged organ.

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Posted 24/07/2011 – 23:29

Honestly, not sure if this is indeed a real technology. More like a fantasy. Very well, if our science will be able to do what you say.

Posted 19/07/2010 – 10:19
Posted 09/04/2008 – 04:10

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