Bioprinting Enters the Classroom Makerspace

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Bioprinting Enters the Classroom Makerspace

By Mary Jo Madda (Columnist) and Michael Winters     Oct 3, 2015

Bioprinting Enters the Classroom Makerspace

Not too long ago, it was pretty new that students could print their own papers in the classroom, or that teachers could spontaneously print materials for their classes. But these days, printing has gotten a little bit more advanced--and we're not just talking about 3D Printing. If one startup has its way, the average science classroom might soon be printing live cells. That’s right, live cells. This week, we talked to the two co-founders of SE3D Education, who are making a table-top, affordable 'bioprinter' that they hope will change the way we teach biology and other science subjects. And the big question on our mind is this: Should students be able to print living cells?

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