Once outside of the body, human organs have a very short shelf life, ranging from roughly five to just over thirty-five hours. Of course, this puts a major dent in the number of organs available for transplant. The development of ...Read More »
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Could 3D Printers Revolutionize Organ Transplants?
It might sound impossible to believe, but there may come a day when donated organs come not from a human, but from a printer. Yes, you read that right ‒ medical researchers are attempting to use three-dimensional printers to manufacture ...Read More »
Transplanting a “Dead Heart”? It’s Already Been Done
At first glance, it might sound like something straight out of a B-grade science fiction/horror movie ‒ transplanting a dead heart into a very living body. As unbelievable as it may sound, such a procedure was successfully completed in late ...Read More »