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3D Printed Organs May Cause Moral Quandaries In The Future 3D Printed Organs May Cause Moral Quandaries In The Future
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One of the most promising uses of 3D printing is the creation of human tissue and organs. Proponents of the technology believe that we may one day be able to grow transplantable organs in the lab bypassing the lengthy donor …

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 …

We’re Less Than A Decade Away From A 3D Printed Heart
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3D printing and medicine have been best buds as of late with researchers using the technology to print everything from blood vessels to working organs. Now one group of researchers wants to use 3D printers to replicate the heart. A …

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

This 3D Printer May One Day Print Functioning Organs This 3D Printer May One Day Print Functioning Organs
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3D printers are making waves in the world of medicine as researchers continue to advance the technology’s ability to create parts of the human body. The latest 3D printer – coming from the University of Iowa’s Mechanical and Industrial Engineering …

“Organ-On-A-Chip” May Put PETA Out Of A Job
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There are people, including those in PETA, who vigorously protest the use of animals in clinical trials. Many scientists understand why the practice is hated and would probably switch to something else if they could. In their mind, it’s more …

The Amazing History And Future Of Bioprinting [Infographic]
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I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again – 3D printers are amazing. The technological wonder that allows us to create 3D objects simply by scanning them into a computer has the potential to revolutionize everything. There’s even been …