The human organ shortage is one of the great bioethical dilemmas of our time. Expanding the organ supply is a matter of life and death.
For English anatomist Alice Roberts, however, the human body is a “hodge-podge” of parts assembled in an “untidy” fashion “with no foresight” by evolution.
Glicksman explains the hugely complex blood flow systems required to keep us clear-headed and alive even while doing everything from gymnastics to simply getting up in the morning.
“The human eye is a well-tread [sic] example of how evolution can produce a clunky design,” writes Professor Lents.
Two highly complex creatures, humans and bacteria, team up for a new future, using 3D printing with “functional living ink” — Flink.