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Researchers make significant progress in engineering digestive system tissues

Researchers at Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine have reached important milestones in their quest to engineer replacement tissue in the …

Houston team one step closer to growing capillaries

In their work toward 3-D printing transplantable tissues and organs, bioengineers and scientists from Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine …

University of Pennsylvania

Using milk protein to 3D-imprint muscle and bone cells

A University of Canterbury PhD student is using milk protein to 3D-imprint muscle and bone cells and one day she hopes her research may be used to …

Fabrication

Zebrafish study reveals clues to healing spinal cord injuries

Fresh insights into how zebrafish repair their nerve connections could hold clues to new therapies for people with spinal cord injuries.<p>Researchers …

We're Closer Than Ever to Saving Lives With Livers Made in The Lab

They're calling them baby organs.<p>Lab-grown livers could be saving lives much sooner than previously thought, thanks to new research, by providing …

Biotechnology

Stanford researchers engineer 3-D hydrogels for tissue-specific cartilage repair

New Rochelle, N.Y., July 26, 2017--Unlike the one-size-fits-all, homogeneous approach to tissue engineering for cartilage replacement, a new study …

To Find A Cure For Blindness, These Scientists Are Mimicking Fish Eyes

Using an anticancer drug, researchers have grown new neurons in the retinas of mice–a big step toward curing many forms of blindness in humans.<p>Retinas, the image sensors of the eye, don’t heal after damage from an injury or a genetic disease—at least not in mammals like humans. But the retinas in …

University of Washington

This Flat Microscope Implant Could Beam Sensory Input Directly to The Brain

Restoring senses with sensors.<p>Behold the FlatScope, an innovative implant scientists hope could one day beam sensory information straight to your …

Biomedical Engineering

Sick Kids scientists repair genetic errors in mice with muscular dystrophy | Toronto Star

In followup tests, the mice that received the therapy regained nearly as much hind limb strength and were almost as active as their nonaffected peers.<p>…

Genetics

Breakthrough in treating muscular dystrophy

CTV Toronto... a part of the CTV News Video Network<p>Browse Video<p>Latest NewsConsumerHealthCTV News at SixCTV News at NoonCTV News at 11:30<p>video<p>The …

Breakthroughs

3D Bioprinting Solutions Research May Enable Future Organ Bioprinting

The thyroid is a tiny organ, but it can cause some big problems if it malfunctions – and there are quite a few ways in which it can malfunction. It’s …

An infallible hand-held probe to aid cancer surgery

Canadian researchers have invented an intraoperative probe that reliably detects multiple types of tumor cells<p>Montreal, June 28, 2017 - Patients with …

Cancer

Scientists Discover How Spinach Leaves Can Carry Blood Within the Human Body to Regrow Tissue

In a brilliant experiment entitled “Crossing Kingdoms“, scientists at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts, posited that …

Spinach