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3D printing the human heart

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Researchers have published in Science a new 3D bioprinting method that brings the field of tissue engineering one step closer to being able to 3D print a full-sized, adult human heart

Artificial muscles go with the twist

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They might have the ability to respond intelligently to the environment for smart drug delivery systems that would detect the presence of antigens, for example, and react by contracting to release the appropriate drug