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Engineering Minute – Handheld 3D skin printer

Handheld 3D skin printer for deep wound repair

Researchers at University of Toronto have created a handheld 3D skin printer for use on deep wounds, such as those of burn victims. The device, which resembles a white out tape dispenser, is the first of it's kind to deposit tissue and have it set within two minutes or less. Weighing less than a kilogram, and smaller than a tissue box, the handheld device has the potential to be used in various clinical settings. Read more about the handheld 3D skin printer at University of Toronto.

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