Japanese scientist have managed to grow a human ear on a rat. They claim that ears could be ‘grown to order’ within 5 years.
Scientist turned human stem cells into cartilage cells then placed them in tiny tubes shaped like human ears on a rat’s back.
Over the course of two months, the plastic framework dissolves – leaving an ear-shaped mass of flesh on the animal’s back. The Japanese say that the ear is a living part and would develop as a child grew
If you lost your ear would you get a replacement of the back of a rat?