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Printing 3D Organs for Transplants

Posted by on 1 June 2011

 

Nowadays 3D technology seems to be everywhere. There are 3D TV’s, 3D movies at your local cinema and 3D printers that print organs. Yes, that’s right! Scientists have successfully printed a quarter-sized, two-chamber heart. The printers use cells rather than inkjet cartridges. Soon this technology will be able to eliminate patient wait times for donor organs.

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