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Nov 23, 2020

Scientists 3D-Printed Squishy, Brain-Like Tissue for the 1st Time

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, neuroscience

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Livescience.com | By LIVESCIENCE


A new 3D-printing technique can create tissues as soft as a human’s squishy brain or spongy lungs — something that has not been possible before.

“Additive manufacturing,” or 3D printing, promises to allow doctors to produce tailored organs for patients using the patients’ own cells, which could help bring down the severe shortage of organs available for people who need transplants.

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