Can 3D Printers Cook?

we have all heard glorious anecdotes about the wonder of the 3d printing technology such as building a “jet engine” in outer space, the potential printing of spare space station parts, and the 3-dimensional printing of ballistic weapons, but can a 3D printer generate biological matter? Can it print a pacemaker or kidney, liver, or other replacement organ that could save lives by relieving the burden of finding an organ surrogate? can it, given the proper textural information, print out food out of biological matter? Can it print the machinery of a living creature out of carbon or silicon?

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