Bioengineering

Animal rights group alleges UC Irvine negligence led to six research animal deaths

An animal rights group is alleging that UC Irvine researchers failed to properly administer anesthesia and provide adequate veterinary care to six research animals last year, leading to the deaths of four rabbits, a pig and a sheep.<p>Michael A. Budkie, executive director of Stop Animal Exploitation …

Los Angeles

Study explains why some human genes are more popular with researchers than others

Historical bias leads biomedical researchers to study certain genes over and over again<p>Historical bias is a key reason biomedical researchers …

Scientific Research

Optimization of cell-laden bioinks for 3D bioprinting and efficient infection with influenza A virus

Abstract<p>Bioprinting is a new technology, which arranges cells with high spatial resolution, but its potential to create models for viral infection …

3D Bioprinting

Polymorph selection during crystallization of a model colloidal fluid with a free energy landscape containing a metastable solid

Author(s): Mantu Santra, Rakesh S. Singh, and Biman BagchiThe free energy landscape responsible for crystallization can be complex even for …

Princeton University

Johnson & Johnson acquires EIT 3D printed spinal implant range

46shares<p>Johnson & Johnson Medical GmbH, the subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies (JJMDC) has acquired spinal implant 3D printing …

Johnson & Johnson

Inspired by nature, reaching across disciplines

Years ago, Tzu-Chieh “Zijay” Tang and his peers in his high school biology club would gather after school to go on a nature hike into the mountains …

MIT

UNIST-Ulsan develop organs-on-chips for new drug discovery

UNIST and Ulsan will initiate a research collaboration to develop human organs-on-chips in hoping to reduce the time and cost for new drug …

3D Bioprinting

LLNL Researchers Use Laser Beam Shaping to Enhance Properties During Metal 3D Printing

Custom laser powder bed fusion test setup for producing single track samples in an argon flow and capturing high speed image data of the process.<p>From …

3D Printing

Open insulin, 'DIY bio' and the future of pharma

The development, manufacture and sale of pharmaceutical drugs in the United States is a complex landscape involving intellectual property and strict …

Administrative Law

PetriPrinter: Open Source Software Designed Specifically for Bioprinting

Bioprinting is a growing, exciting field, with advancements being made toward the treatment of diseases and the eventual 3D printing of organs. …

3D Bioprinting

3D Bioprinting: Comparing Lattice Scaffolds with Traditional Rectangular Sheets

Bioprinting is not a simple endeavor – if it were, we would likely be transplanting 3D printed organs by now. It’s a delicate process that requires a …

3D Bioprinting

Global $832 Million Biocompatible 3D Printing Materials Market to 2023: 3D Systems (US) is One of the Major Players in the Market

DUBLIN, Sept. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --<p>The "Biocompatible 3D Printing Materials Market by Type (Polymer, Metal), Application (Implants & Prosthesis, Prototyping & Surgical Guides, Tissue Engineering, Hearing Aid), Form (Powder, Liquid), and Region - Global Forecast to 2023" report has been added to</b> …

3D Printing

'A new bladder made from my cells gave me my life back'

<b>Bioprinting human tissue using specialised 3D printers promises to transform medicine, with implications for organ transplants, cancer treatment and antibiotic development.</b><p>Luke Massella is one of about 10 people alive walking around with a replacement bladder that has been grown from his own …

3D Bioprinting

A multi-cellular 3D bioprinting approach for vascularized heart tissue engineering based on HUVECs and iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes

Abstract<p>The myocardium behaves like a sophisticated orchestra that expresses its true potential only if each member performs the correct task …

3D Bioprinting

Three Day Summit: Future of 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry (Boston, United States - January 29th-31st, 2019)

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --<p>The "The Future of 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry - Gold Passport" conference has been added to <b>ResearchAndMarkets.com's</b> offering.<p>This must-attend summit and exhibition offers comprehensive coverage of both the current and future uses of 3D printing in …

Dentistry

Bladder grown from 3D bioprinted tissue continues to function after 14 years

After more than a decade, a 3D bioprinted bladder, created by Dr. Anthony Atala at Boston Children’s Hospital, is sustaining the live of a patient. …

BBC

Aether and UCLA Partner to Develop 3D Printed Artificial Muscles

Robots have come a long way, moving past their traditional image of stiff metal machines and becoming something much more varied and sophisticated. …

Muscle

Aftrex Market Research

NEW YORK, September 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --<p>The blockchain in healthcare market is estimated to reach USD 5,517.6 million by 2026, according to the latest study by Aftrex Market Research. The growing demand for affordable healthcare services and growing cases of healthcare data breaches are …

Digital Health

Long-term outcome of flexible onabotulinum toxin A treatment in facial dystonia

1.<p>Jankovic J, Orman J. Botulinum A toxin for cranial-cervical dystonia: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Neurology. 1987;37:616–23.<p>2.<p>Clark …

Palsy

What will hair care look like in 2050?

The future of hair care is here.<p>What will hair care look like in 2050? Pretty damn cool, based on a recent trip I took to the L’Oréal Paris Global …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Research led by CU Boulder could block E.coli, other superbugs

Cliff Grassmick, Daily CameraAnushree Chatterjee is the principal investigator in a genetic disruption strategy developed by University of Colorado …

E.coli

Diana Chien, John Casey Jr.

Diana Mei-Ning Chien and John Patrick Casey Jr. were married Sept. 8 at Hampshire House, an events space in Boston. Emily Garcia, a friend of the bride and an episcopal minister, officiated.<p>The bride, 30, and the groom, 32, met at M.I.T., from which each received a Ph.D., she in microbiology and he …

National Science Foundation

Harvard researchers invent printing process that uses sound waves

Researchers at Harvard University have announced the development of a new printing method that could have a significant impact on the manufacturing …

Stem Cells

Marijuana stocks jump on bio-engineering deal

Marijuana-related stocks spiked Tuesday on news that Ginko Bioworks, a Boston-based bioengineering company, had signed a $122 million deal to …

Chemical Engineering

How Over-the-Counter Eye Drops Can Poison You If Swallowed

A woman is accused of poisoning her husband to death with over-the-counter eye drops. Police said Lana Clayton poisoned her 64-year-old husband, …

South Carolina

Police: Wife allegedly poisons, kills husband with eye drops

South Carolina

Human eye capable of seeing 'ghosted' images

A team of researchers in the U.K. has found that the human eye and brain are together capable of seeing "ghosted" images. The researchers have …

Albert Einstein

UPC Researchers Develop New Method of Designing Porous Scaffolds for FDM 3D Printing

Trabecular structure with thin walls.<p>From manufacturing customized prosthetics and implants to surgical planning and bioprinting organs and tissues, …

3D Bioprinting

Volkswagen Design Contest Asks you To Design 3D Printed Parts for the VW ID Buzz

Volkswagen is one of the world’s leading automotive groups. The company that makes everything from the Bugatti Chiron to the Polo with the Audi RS6 …

3D Bioprinting

What to do about annoying, though usually harmless, eye twitches

After a day of mainlining coffee and staring at the computer, "relaxing" at happy hour then staying up late glued to the television, getting in bed only to consume the infinite scroll of news on your mobile instead of sleeping as you know you should, an eye twitch begins.<p>You go to sleep, thinking …

Chemical Engineering