[LINK] New inkjet prints muscle and bone
david.boxall at hunterlink.net.au
Sat Dec 16 16:31:42 AEDT 2006
What next? Download the spec's & manufacture an impressive escort for
that important business lunch?
On second thought, there might just be a market for that.
Scientists have developed a new device for building muscles and bones by
borrowing technology used in inkjet printers.
The teams from Carnegie Mellon University and the Pittsburgh School of
Medicine use a type of inkjet printer, which uses bio-inks made up of
growth hormones which are printed on a layer of stem cells to grow
David Boxall | When a distinguished but elderly
| scientist states that something is
| possible, he is almost certainly
| right. When he states that
| something is impossible, he is
| very probably wrong.
--Arthur C. Clarke
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