With the development of what is known as bio-ink, the Flemish company Xpect-INX has brought the printing of human organs one step closer. The company is a spin-off from a project of the Belgian University of Ghent (UGent).

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Author profile picture Arnoud Cornelissen has for many years been writing about science and technology in, among others, various Dutch newspapers.