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Submission + - Inkjet-like device prints cells on burns (yahoo.com)

TigerWolf2 writes: Inspired by a standard office inkjet printer, U.S. researchers have rigged up a device that can spray skin cells directly onto burn victims, quickly protecting and healing their wounds as an alternative to skin grafts.

Tests on mice showed the spray system, called bioprinting, could heal wounds quickly and safely, the researchers reported at the Translational Regenerative Medicine Forumb.

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Inkjet-like device prints cells on burns

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