Scientists Grow Test Tube Bones

Scientists Grow Test Tube Bones
Innovation

Bonus BioGroup has found a way to manufacture human bones from live fat cells, which can be used for bone grafts and joint replacements.

Emma Hutchings
  • 26 april 2013

Scientists in Haifa, Israel are going to start growing bones in a new factory, which will be ready later this year. Using an innovative technique, invented by Dr. Shai Meretzki, his company Bonus BioGroup will take live fat cells from patients by liposuction in order to manufacture the bones.

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