August 14, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

luke arm

2 min read

The idea that we could make new human body parts to replace old, faulty ones is exciting. Such parts could include limbs, digits, or even entire organs. Such replacements might be produced using stem cells, 3-D printers, and other rapidly evolving, cutting edge technologies. Sci-fi is becoming a reality. Remember in Star Wars when Luke got that new bionic arm? When I first saw that as a kid in the movie theater I thought, “wow, that’s cool!”, and imagined what the future might hold. …Read More