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June 28, 2016

Lab-grown bones successfully implanted in pigs

Dr. Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic and her colleagues have managed to create living bone from stem cells. First, they made a CT scan to create a 3-D image of each pig’s jaw. From cow bone, they sculpted a “scaffold” — a three-dimensional copy of the pig bone. Read more at New York Times