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July 29, 2011

Underwire Taking the Pulse of Pop Culture Previous post Next post Bioart: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Using Living Tissue as a Medium

In 1995, an anesthesiologist named Charles Vacanti from the University of Massachusetts and his MIT colleague, chemical engineer Linda Griffith-Cima, implanted a lab-grown cartilage structure in the shape of a human ear under the skin of a hairless mouse. (Wired)

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