Date: 6 months ago   Category: Science

At the ISS printed the first body on the bioprinter

The Russian astronauts began an experiment on the press of fabrics and bodies onboard the International Space Station, RIA Novosti tells. According to the edition, the first results of experiences are already received – the astronaut Oleg Kononenko received a construct of a thyroid gland of a mouse. Also it is planned to print cartilaginous tissue. The received samples will go to Earth in December of this year, the report on an experiment will be submitted in February of the next year. The experiment was planned to be begun in October of this year, but schedules were moved up because of crash of the Union of MS-10 ship which carried new crew of the ISS and the bioprinter. Photo: Google.Images to Share: ISS bioprinter