CUBANIZATION: a situation where cars are kept for many years and people rarely purchase a new one
If we push too hard, we risk Cubanization of the fleet, where it is better to keep old cars than buy expensive new ones.
BIOARTIFICAL: created using cells and biological materials.
Dr. D’Lima […] has already made bioartificial cartilage in cow tissue, modifying an old inkjet printer to put down layer after layer of a gel containing living cells.
BIOPRINTING: the process of printing layers of cells to create tissue
At labs around the world, researchers have been experimenting with bioprinting, […] trying to make cartilage, bone, skin, blood vessels, small bits of liver and other tissues.