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Friday, 28 October 2011

Engineer creates cartilage with 3D printer and living "ink"

Oct 28, 2011
Lawrence Bonassar, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, describes a cutting-edge process he has developed in which he uses a 3D printer and "ink" composed of living cells to create body parts such as ears.

Bonassar's research group focuses on the regeneration and analysis of musculoskeletal tissues, including bone and cartilage.

Source: Cornell University


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