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3-D Bio-Printer makes human tissue and organs.

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posted on Dec, 18 2009 @ 08:02 PM
Hey all,

Not sure if this has been posted yet but I think it's worth a look.


Invetech, an innovator in new product development and custom automation for the biomedical, industrial and consumer markets, today announced that it has delivered the world's first production model 3D bio-printer to Organovo, developers of the proprietary NovoGen bioprinting technology. Organovo will supply the units to research institutions investigating human tissue repair and organ replacement.

posted on Dec, 18 2009 @ 08:53 PM
Ah, I knew someone was working on it already, saw this technology in the documentary "2057", in the first part called "The Body", worth a watch!

At 2:20 you can see the printer.

Great Tech

posted on Dec, 18 2009 @ 09:09 PM
yeah this is very cool stuff!

I first saw it a few years ago,
on wired science i believe.
and they were 'printing' (literally printing) out organs. lol
one was a heart valve they were printing, and I cant remember what else...
but it prints just like a laser printer for a PC. lol, crazy.

they were also talking about using some tissue from pigs to regenerate limbs on humans.
their first goal was a finger tip, then an entire finger.

been a few years, almost forgot. lol
good post, thanks!

posted on Dec, 18 2009 @ 11:59 PM
Hey hey awesome stuff! Thanks for the videos.

It's good to see this technology finally hit the commercial market. I know I'd feel a bit safer if this was common place in hospitals around the world.

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