‘Smart glue’ could someday be used to build tissues, organs


So far the nucleic acids used to assemble objects are nano-sized and making them into larger visible object is expensive.

Now researchers have developed a gel-like materials that they could inexpensively extrude from a 3-D printer. Furthermore they showed that human cells could grow in the gels, which is the first step toward the ultimate goal of using the materials as scaffolds for growing tissues.

Read more about it –  source: ACS

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