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Printing Organs

Lab-Grown Penises: Supersize Mine, Please

Tony Phillips | Posted 01.21.2015 | Weird News
Tony Phillips

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.

Lab-Grown Penises May Show Up Way Sooner Than You Thought

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.09.2014 | Science

Laboratory-grown penises might sound like something from bad science fiction, but scientists are working to make them a reality. In fact, human trials...

WATCH: Scientist Eyes Creation Of Organ That Makes Electricity Inside The Body

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.09.2014 | Science

As 3D printing technology matures, scientists can foresee the day when we simply "bio-print" replacement human organs -- putting an end to transplant ...

Best of TEDTalks 2011, #5: Printing a Human Kidney

Anthony Atala | Posted 01.07.2012 | Technology
Anthony Atala

2011-12-20-anthonytetedteddd.jpgTo many people, the idea of growing replacement body parts in the lab sounds like modern-day science fiction. In truth, it's quickly becoming science fact.

Anthony Atala On Printing Organs

Posted 12.20.2011 | Technology

jQuery(function($) { $('#ad_sharebox_260x60').prepend(''); }); In this special year-end collaboration, TED and The Huffington Post are ex...

Kidney Printing: A Glimpse At The Future

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Health reporters were aflutter last week with reports that Dr. Anthony Atala, director of Wake Forest's Institute of Regenerative Medicine, printed a ...