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Tissue Engineers Create a New Way to Assemble Artificial Tissues

May 13, 2010

tubular tissue Researchers at the MIT-Harvard division of health sciences and technology have come up with a new way to encapsulate living cells in cubes and arrange them into 3-D structures, just as a child would construct buildings out of blocks. Full Story

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