Scientists are successfully printing 3D living human kidneys. This is great news. Currently, they are miniature in size but with 90% of the printed cells being alive. This increases the potential for human use.
Scientists cultured samples of human kidney cells and blended them with hydrogel - a water and nutrition rich material that makes up the 3D printed kidney's base. The printed cells can survive for up to four months in a lab thanks to the gel's rich nutrient source.
The actual process is considerably different from plastic based 3D printing. Xu Mingen, lead researcher and professor at Huazhong University of Science and Technology in easter Zhejiang Province says:
It's different from traditional 3D printing—to print a cup, we have to fill up the object with our material. But this method doesn't work in cells because a cell contains blood vessels and has tissue space. We have to make sure to spare enough space for them to grow.
Even better is that the kidneys actually function the way real human bred counterparts. They break down toxins, metabolize and secrete fluid. It may still be a few years away before this can be a viable option for those looking for a new kidney, but aren't you glad it's already on it's way? Good job. [Digg]
Growing an Instagram audience, either as a business or individual, demands that you proactively post and engage your viewers with valuable content. Notably, being active as often as possible while at the same time generating quality content that attracts a huge following on your niche requires a lot of time and effort to achieve. Furthermore, managing Instagram is not the only task detailing your to-do-list as you have to focus on other personal or professional commitments. Read more
IntroWondershare Filmora(https://filmora.wondershare.com/video-editor/) is a top-notch video editor by Wondershare that is extensively used worldwide owing to its intuitive interface and professional-grade editing tools. Filmora is the go-to video maker for amateurs and professionals alike since it is packed with advanced tools that are incredibly easy to use. All in all, Filmora is an excellent video editing software that you can use to create stunning videos in five incredibly easy steps Read more
As simple and straightforward as social media might be for branding, it can be much more challenging than most people realize. Sure, it is exceptionally elementary when it comes to posting and understanding how the platform itself works. However, there is a difference between knowing how to operate a platform and knowing how to use it for a brand. You can click for info on boosting your social media presence to enhance your branding strategy. Read more