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We Could See A 3D Printed Liver By Next Year

One of the most ambitious uses of 3D printers today is the creation of working organs. Researchers have already come a long way in making organ tissue with 3D printers, but getting it to work is the hard part. One company claims to have overcome this last hurdle. In what could become one of the biggest scientific breakthroughs of 2014, …

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3D Printed Organs Are Here, And They’re Very Tiny

Growing organs in a lab is no longer science fiction. Universities have already proven that you can grow tissue or blood vessels with 3D printers. One company has now taken it a step further, however, by combining the two. NewScientist reports that Organovo, a San Diego-based medical company, has created a fully functioning human liver via 3D printing. The only …

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