NEW YORK -- What is becoming possible in this field is remarkable: saving and improving lives for human beings using personalized medical devices printed by a machine. Soon we will even start seeing 3-D printed human tissue.
Many of us think of kidney stone disease as affecting only one organ and requiring a single treatment, but recent studies suggest that kidney stone disease is a complex disease which affects multiple organs and systems in the body.
In case you missed it, last month researchers at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine announced they are making substantial progress toward the objective of growing human penises in a laboratory.
The son and brother of three teachers who played the organ in worship as part of their call and calling and someone who haunts sanctuaries when organists are noisily practicing in the quiet of a Saturday afternoon, I have a (literally) life-long passion for the instrument.