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Massachusetts General Hospital researchers have grown an artificial ear from living tissue.

Scientists grow artificial human ear in laboratory


Massachusetts General Hospital investigator Cathryn Sundback, ScD, and her team have moved a step closer to growing a complete human ear from a patient's cells. Through tissue engineering, Mass General researchers have grown a human-like ear from animal tissue with a technique that one day may be used to help people with missing or deformed outer ears. Read the story or learn more about the Mass General Laboratory for Tissue Engineering and Organ Fabrication


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