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Why should medical facilities get all the fun? A new post on Instructables shows you how to build a machine that lets you print your own organic matter.
We can already use a process called bioprinting to create organic tissue — now, a start-up is applying the process to making artificial meat.
Peter Thiel's philanthropic foundation gives up to $350,000 to a company named Modern Meadow, which plans to use 3D bioprinting to create an "edible prototype" that's a meat replacement.
Bioprinting could replace damaged organs in the future. Just make sure you have enough bio-toner for that new brain.
Organovo start-up is working on bioprinting tech that could eventually make it possible to use specialized 3D printers to repair or replace blood vessels.