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3D bio-printer can make full size ear, muscle, and bone tissues

February 16, 2016

3D-BioprintingOn Monday, researchers from the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine detailed how they managed to create a 3D bioprinter that is precise enough to actually manufacture replacement tissue capable of being used in transplant surgery. Body parts printed thus far include a jaw bone, muscle tissue, and cartilage structures, and perhaps most impressive of all, an incredibly accurate human ear.

Read more: http://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/3d-printed-human-organs-for-transplant/#ixzz40IPoCnw5

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