[Radio] We Ask Not Why But How: 3D bioprinting

I3d bioprintern the original Star Wars films, Luke Skywalker’s hand gets cut off and replaced with a functional prosthetic one. In other science fiction films, limbs are regrown, bodies re-formed and even in some cases heads replaced. But that’s all science fiction, isn’t it?

Well, we may be closer to this future than we think with 3D bioprinters which may allow for the production of functional human organs, thanks to Professor Tolou Shokuhfar’s team at Michigan Tech University.

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