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3D printing living skin with blood vessels

According to Pankaj Karande, Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and member of the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies (CBIS) of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), in Troy, New York, right now, our technology enables us to pull simple types of cells together and 3D bioprint them into structures that resemble human skin. However,…