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Scientists Bio-Printing Human Skin and Bone for Space Missions

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by Hanna Watkin
Published Jul 10, 2019
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The European Space Agency is working on a project to 3D print living tissue for uses in space exploration. So far, it's used bio-printing to create bone and skin samples which could be recreated in a low-gravity environment.