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Scientists Are Able To Print Human Stem Cells

Scientists Are Able To Print Human Stem Cells

Scientists in the United Kingdom are able to print human embryonic stem cells, with the use of a 3D printer.  The researchers printed small drops of biological ink that contained several cells from an embryonic human kidney and an embryonic cell line. 

After testing, they found that 99-percent of the cells were viable and alive.  The researchers hope to produce human liver tissue within several years, with actual organs being printed afterward.

 

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