Year in Review: Bioengineers make headway on human body parts

New techniques produce mimics of brain, liver, heart, kidney, retina

ALMOST BRAIN  A cross section of an immature lab-grown approximation of a human brain reveals neurons (green) and neuron-producing stem cells (red).

M.A. Lancaster

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