Future Victor Frankensteins won't have to become grave robbers to obtain body parts. Instead, we're betting they'll take advantage of a rapidly developing technology known as bioprinting. What do you know about this crazy offshoot of 3-D printing?
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It's hard to imagine that the pills handed to you by the pharmacist in the pristine white lab coat were derived from the darkest, muggiest depths of the rainforest.
Almost 3 million Americans had pacemakers implanted between 1993 and 2009, according to Reuters. What happens when all those batteries need to be replaced? What if they didn't?