Jawbone 2 (IMAGE) Rice University Caption 3D-printed bioreactors filled with autologous bone (top) or a synthetic graft (bottom) are key components of a new technique to grow custom-fit bone implants to repair jawbone injuries from a patient's own rib. The technique was created at Rice University and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Credit Mikos Research Group/Rice University Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.