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Printing a bit of me: 3D Bio-printing

The Economist reports on the next level in the marvellous world of 3D printing: Bio-printing. Yes, building actual living tissue with a 3D printer is becoming a new business. However, making whole organs for the purpose of transplants remains elusive. How does bio-printing work, and how is it even possible? The Economist takes a closer look at the phenomenon which is 3D Bio-printing with this article. To start with, the cartridges are filled not with ink, but a viscous milky liquid…

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