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Scientists Grow Tissues by Filling Tiny Molds

February 4th, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

DailyTech – Scientists Grow Tissues by Filling Tiny Molds.

The engineers invented a 3D Petri dish which they use to grow small clusters of cells of the target tissue type.  They have successfully assembled the cells into complex patterns, like honeycombs or donuts.  Assembly of clusters of different kinds of cells, as is typical in most organs, should also be possible.

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