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3D printers will print human skin in five years

(People's Daily Online)    10:15, June 29, 2015
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Maybe in five years, 3D technology can be used to print human skin, according to Science and Technology Daily on last Friday. 

Some companies are studying and developing 3D printing technology, particularly in bioprinting. Through it, internal organs and other body parts can be printed and utilized.

French cosmetics giant L'Oreal has already partnered with Organovo, a biotech company, to study and develop 3D printed tissues to be used for human skin.

It is estimated that the value of 3D printed skin business will reach 1 billion US dollars in 10 years.  

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