On the heels of the world's smallest Mona Lisa, created by scientists at Georgia Tech using a novel nanotechnique, a 3D printer of living tissue that replicates body parts could disrupt another of art history's greats this week. New Scientist reports:
It's way too late for Vincent van Gogh, but cutting off your ear is a much less impressive gesture now you can get a new one printed.
Scientists from China's Hangzhou Dianzi University made little ears from their Regenovo 3D printer, according to the post, following other news of ear-, liver-, and human embryonic stem cell-printing strides across the globe.
Previously: Creating organ models using 3D printing, “Grow your own” organs and other life-changing innovations and 3D printer uses living cells to produce a human kidney