Better Artificial Bones

While stem cell reseachers are learning to grow new bone to repair injuries and age-related bone loss, engineers are working on making better artificial bones (as reported at e4engineering). Advances in prosthetics and artificial organs are racing with stem cell based regenerative medicine to make us healthier for longer. The end goal is to be able to prevent suffering and death due to any tissue loss or organ failure. No one loses in this sort of race; the competition is a good incentive to all parties, and the end results benefit us all.



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