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Hospital to get first dedicated 3D tissue-printing facility

by Steve Dent, Engadget

Australian doctors foresee machines in operating theaters, “ready to print tissue as needed.”

You still can’t get a 3D-printed liver transplant made from your own cells, but an Australian hospital is trying to push the tech into the mainstream. The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane is building a dedicated “biofabrication” space where doctors and researchers can develop tech to model and print cartilage, bone and other human tissue. “It will be the first time a biomanufacturing institute will be co-located with a high-level hospital,” said Australian Minister of Health Cameron Dick.

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