(Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago) For the first time, scientists identified and mapped the location of structural proteins in a pig ovary. Ongoing development of an ‘ink’ with these proteins will be used for 3-D printing an artificial (or bio-prosthetic) ovary that could be implanted and allow a woman to have a child. Findings were recently published in Scientific Reports.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-01/arh-st010620.php