Organs on Demand

Source: The Scientist 3-D printing has made inroads in the clinic, but constructing functional complex organs still faces major hurdles. By Kate Yandell RENAL RECONSTRUCTION: Wake Forest postdoctoral fellow Hyun-Wook Kang operates a 3-D printer that is making a kidney prototype with cells and biomaterials.IMAGE COURTESY OF WAKE FOREST INSTITUTE FOR REGENERATIVE MEDICINE On a stage[…]