Month: July 2017

Australian Scientists Create 3D-printed Brain-like Tissue From Stem Cells

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This article was posted on ABC news on July 26th 2017. Link to original: http://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2017-07-26/scientists-create-3d-printed-brain-like-tissue-from-stem-cells/8740794 Australian scientists have used a 3D printer to create nerve cells found in the brain using a special bio-ink made from stem cells. The research takes us a step closer to making replacement brain tissue derived from a patient's own skin or blood cells to help treat conditions such as brain injury, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy and schizophrenia. (more…)