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3D-Printed Coral Excels at Growing Algae, Could Help Save Coral Reefs

Scientists repurposed 3D-bioprinting techniques for artificial liver cells to create coral-like structures. The copy-cats grew more algae and improved the coral's bioenergy. The symbiotic relationship is responsible for one of Earth's most diverse and productive ecosystems, the coral reef.