3-D printers could make organs for transplant

By Elizabeth Lopatto Bloomberg News Published Mar 2, 2014 at 12:01AM
Photo courtesy Organovo The Novogen MMX Bioprinter prints fully human, architecturally correct 3-D tissue in a variety of different formats, in this particular case into multi-well plates.
Chris Ratcliffe / Bloomberg News file photo A 3-D printed prosthetic nose and ear are displayed during the 3-D Print show at the Business Design Center in London in November. The technology may be used one day to print organs.