Printing Organs on Demand

This posting on DarkGovernment.com easily makes it onto my "What if the Impossible Isn’t?" list!!

3D Bio-Printer: Printing Organs on Demand

December 21, 2009 Medical Issues, Technology No Comments

3D Bio-Printer in Action

An engineering firm has developed a 3D bio-printer that could one day be used to create organs on demand for organ replacement surgery. The device is already capable of growing arteries and its creators say that arteries “printed” by the device could be used in heart bypass surgery in as little as five years. Meanwhile, more complex organs such as hearts, and teeth and bone should be possible within ten years.

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