From GEN: Pembient, a biotech startup that fabricates wildlife products, indicated that it can produce synthetic rhinoceros horn by means of 3D bioprinting. The company displayed samples at a demonstration day organized by IndieBio, a biotech accelerator that provides Pembient mentorship and laboratory space. During the demonstration day, which took place June 11, Pembient also announced a crowdfunding campaign to sequence the genome of the black rhinoceros and release it to the public domain. Full article
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