Nonlinear Thinking: 3D Printed Human Corneas

Stunning!  Even God has to worry about being displaced by technology.

Just kidding.  Please,  no Tower of Babel hate mail from the faithful.

Scientists at Newcastle University have 3D printed the world’s first human corneas. By creating a special bio-ink using stem cells mixed together with alginate and collagen, they were able to print the cornea using a simple low-cost 3D bio-printer. It’s hoped, after further testing, that this new technique could be used to help combat the world-wide shortage of corneas for the 15 million people requiring a transplant.

To find out more about this research visit: http://bit.ly/2JiAMeX

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