What if you needed a new toothbrush and all you had to do was hit print? What if doctors could print out transplantable organs and pastry chefs turned to a printer, not a kitchen, for their next creation? Ira Flatow and a panel of guests discuss 3D printing technology, how far it's come, and what a 3D-printed-future could look like.
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In the video below, Dr. Lawrence Bonassar, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University, describes a cutting-edge process to create body parts such as ears using a 3D printer and "ink" composed of living cells.