3D printing to make spare parts for bodies
The medical technology of bioprinting, artificially creating human organs and body parts, is racing ahead. How long could it be before we can replace any part of our bodies?
Britain celebrates first hand transplant
A pub landlord who lost the use of his right hand has had it cut off and replaced by another. The procedure was a historic success – but operations like this could soon be obsolete.
Saving face? The cost of plastic surgery
Penny Johnson is suing her surgeon. She wanted to change her face but claims the consequences ruined her life. Others feel rescued.
Spare liver, anyone? No longer an absurd question
The developing ability of scientists to grow human organs in the lab is leading many experts to predict a new age of unlimited replacement items for the human body.