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Healthy Living: Origami Organs

A special organic paper that helps repair and rebuild tissue, muscle, and organs?

After a small accidental spill in the research lab, scientists developed a biologic product that may someday soon help doctors heal patients.

In Healthy Living, we learn how it could be medicine’s next big thing.

The researchers say they are about three to five years away from developing tissue papers that could be used in humans for muscle repair and regeneration.

Paper for use in organs, like ovaries, would be closer to a decade away, but the timeline primarily depends on funding.