from the not-made-of-adamantium-unfortunately dept.
Tim writes "New Scientist reports on a German man who had a complete jaw transplant, after having his cancerous jawbone removed nine years ago. The twist? This jawbone was grown on his shoulder, using a titanium mold, bone marrow, and recombinant bone morphogenic protein." There's also a BBC story.
The first 90% of a project takes 90% of the time, the last 10% takes the
other 90% of the time.