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Printing a human kidney

Surgeon Anthony Atala demonstrates an early-stage experiment that could someday solve the organ-donor problem: a 3D printer that uses living cells to output a transplantable kidney. Using similar technology, Dr. Atala’s young patient Luke Massella received an engineered bladder 10 years ago; we meet him onstage. NOTE: This talk was given in 2011, and this field of science has developed quickly since then. Read “Criticisms & updates” below for more details.  ...

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The future of medicine

Take this tour of medicine’s future with some of the trailblazing doctors charting its course. Once you’ve seen a transplantable human kidney created from a 3D printer, almost anything is imaginable  ...

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