Researchers at Wake Forest University have turned common office technology into a cell-printing machine, reports Scientific American's Jesse Emspak. The team used the concept behind the desktop printer to create a "bioprinter," which distributes cells instead of ink, and could be used to create skin grafts for burns or scar tissue. The printer uses an off-the-shelf print head connected to test tubes loaded with different cell types, Emspak says.

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