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NovoGen MMX Bioprinter Can Print Human Tissues On Demand

First ever commercial 3D bioprinter that can print human tissues on demand.

It appears like most of the science fictions are getting closer to reality. In coming days, there may even be a possibility that scientists could make immortal pill which on consuming – the old tissues get themselves renewed or replaced.

Well, recently Organovo has developed NovoGen MMX Bioprinterâ„¢ – the world’s first commercial 3D bioprinter that can print human tissues on demand. Here’s the look of its manufacturing process of functional liver tissues. Scientists believe this will soon help biochemists test new drugs.

NovoGen MMX Bioprinter
The NovoGen MMX Bioprinter | Credit: Timothy Hogan

They say the initial focus of the bioprinter is on producing simple tissues, like blood vessels and nerve conduit, but potentially any tissue or organ can be built.

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