For the first time, a 3-D printer has combined tissue and electronics to make a true bionic ear. Continue reading →
A mixture of tiny glass spheres and dissolving plastic could help mend bad breaks. ->
Transplant medicine dominates, but it would be much better to create tissue in the lab, with a patient's own DNA. ->
Scientists built a 3-D printer that can handle human stem cells, making tiny structures that could one day be used to build organs. ->
When put into a container of salt water and hit with an electrical current, the artificial creature started swimming.
Researchers grafted human skin cells to frames meshed with spider silk.
A Dutch artist creates nearly bulletproof human skin by sandwiching spider silk between the epidermis and dermis.
The dream of merging living tissue with electronics is one step closer to reality.
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