A prototypical biocomposite block comprising a blend of bacteria, fungi and feedstock can be assembled into human-sized, living structures with self-healing and environmental sensing capabilities.
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Wun, K.S., Hwang, I.Y. & Chang, M.W. Living building blocks. Nat. Mater. 21, 382–383 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-022-01227-z