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Living skin created by 3D printing

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Although skin grafts exist for victims in Healthcare, they don’t really connect with the host cells & eventually fall off providing an unreliable & temporary solution to the problem. Researchers at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York now claim to have 3D-printed skin which comes with complete blood vessels, thus replicating something very similar to our own natural skin.

https://medium.com/technicity/the-creation-of-living-skin-is-another-landmark-for-3d-printing-22a4da70821

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By Lynn Wood

6 May 2020

 
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