3D Printing Aims to Deliver Organs on Demand (LiveScience)

Hyun-Wook Kang oversees the 3D printer that will be used to print miniature organs for the “body on a chip” system. Credit: WIFM

Dying patients could someday receive a 3D-printed organ made from their own cells rather than wait on long lists for the short supply of organ transplants. Such a futuristic dream remains far from reality, but university labs and private companies have already taken the first careful steps by using 3D-printing technology to build tiny chunks of organs. READ MORE HERE

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