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Scientists create 3D print of self-assembling ‘living tissue’

Scientists print self-assembling 'living tissue' - Nature

Scientists print self-assembling ‘living tissue’ – Nature

“Researchers have created networks of water droplets that mimic some properties of cells in biological tissues. Using a three-dimensional printer, a team at the University of Oxford, UK, assembled tiny water droplets into a jelly-like material that can flex like a muscle and transmit electric signals like chains of neurons. The work is published today in Science.”

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  1. November 27, 2013 at 11:36 pm EEST

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