Body parts printed

DEMM Engineering & Manufacturing - - 3D TECHNOLOGY -

Organovo in the US has worked out how to 3D print liver tis­sue, open­ing the door (slightly), to the prospect of man­made liv­ers for or­gan re­place­ment.

Right now though, the tis­sue is likely to be used as part of the test­ing of new drugs, to es­tab­lish how they re­act with the liver tis­sue.

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