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Faster, cheaper method for printing human skin “could establish a new era”

Using additive manufacturing techniques to produce synthetic human skin has been a goal for bioengineers for some years; it would greatly assist in procedures such as reconstructive surgery and treatment for severe burns.

A team from Pohang University in South Korea has now published a description of a new process which, unlike the current state-of-the-art process, can make a 3D structure synthetic skin in a single process.

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