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A Lab Accident Leads to Bioactive "Tissue Paper"

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A spill of bioactive ink made from ovarian cells led to the creation of paper made from organs and tissues, with various potential medical uses. 

The next step for the new papers will be more animal testing, Jakus says. He estimates that some tissue papers, especially the muscle papers, could be used in operating rooms within five years. A human use for ovary papers might take a few more years, he says.

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