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“In vitro eugenics” is coming, predicts Australian bioethicist

Taking a peek into the future, an Australian bioethicist says that it will be possible to use stem cell technology to breed better humans in a Petri dish. Robert Sparrow,…

Stem Cell Printer Human embryonic stem cells can be printed out with a valve-based printing technique, tailored to account for the cells' delicate properties. The cells were loaded into two separate reservoirs in the printer and were then deposited onto a plate in a pre-programmed, uniformed pattern. Colin Hattersley

Scientists 3-D Print With Human Embryonic Stem Cells

They hope to create 3-D tissues and organs using stem cells as the “ink.” 3-D printers can produce gun parts, aircraft wings, food and a lot more, but this new 3-D…