Germany's robot-controlled skin factory in operation

We are living in the future. Proof: a factory in Germany has a bunch of robots making skin with the aim of using it in transplants in humans.

Right now, the factory is using animal proteins for animal testing, which is how they're going to get approved for using this system on humans. But sometime in the future, we'll have factories like this, using robots as to keep things clean and sterile, pumping out everything from chunks of skin to entire organs for transplants and other medical procedures. And it will be amazing.

But as of now, this factory is still able to produce 5,000 penny-sized disks of tissue per month, which is more than you can say for most robot-controlled skin factories.

Der Spiegel via Pop Sci

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