Rarely indeed do I start an article with a direct quote. This one however is so profound that it could potentially affect some seven billion people’s future health prospects:
“We also aim to integrate printed tissue-like materials with living tissues, and to print materials that themselves contain living cells. Our long-term goal is to develop a synthetic-tissue printer that a surgeon can use in the operating theatre. In ten years’ time, the use of pieces of synthetic tissue will be commonplace. The fabrication of complex synthetic organs is a more distant prospect.”
– Professor Hagan Bayley.
(…weiter auf 3dprintingindustry.com)