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Tissue Chips in Space

February 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Small tissue chips in space
Microfluidic chips that mimic human tissues are well established in medical and pharmaceutical research, but using [MORE]

Removing A and B Antigens for O Type Blood

October 23, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gut bacteria may have key to creating universal blood
It has long been known that A type blood cells have one [MORE]

Prosthetic Hand that Plays Piano

February 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ultrasound Prosthetic Fingers
Georgia Tech engineers have used an ultrasound detector to produce a prosthetic hand with high resolution electromyography. They [MORE]

A Genetically Modified Skin Patch that Monitors Glucose Levels

December 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Skin Patch that Monitors Glucose
In laboratory mice, University of Chicago bioengineers were able to use CRISPR gene editing to modify [MORE]

DNA Robots

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

LQian Cargo Sorting DNA Robot
In the 64 years that scientists have known about the structure of DNA, enormous knowledge has [MORE]

Engineering a Breathing Lung

October 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioengineering Using Functional Vascularized Lung Scaffold
Columbia University bioengineers have created the first functional lung (rodent) with perfusable and healthy vasculature.  [MORE]

Do Stem Cells Look Different?

May 2, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

RU High Resolution Stem Cell
Here’s an interesting proposition—stem cells, as those used for bone marrow transplantation—change shape depending on their [MORE]

Graphene Foam Muscle Scaffolding for Regenerating Tissue

August 16, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Myoblasts on Graphene Foam
Graphene foam is a compound of graphene oxide and boron nitride that self-assembles into structures resembling chicken [MORE]

Engineered Cartilage Instead of Prostheses

June 28, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Knee Joint
With $6.7m in funding from the NIH, Case Western Reserve University is creating a Center for Multimodal Evaluation and [MORE]

Test Results for Lab-Grown Blood Vessels

June 28, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioengineered Blood Vessels Duke
Bioengineers at Duke and Yale universities have created blood vessels in tissue culture by allowing human vascular [MORE]

“Person-on-a-Chip”

April 26, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

There’s a fine art in making miniature human organs. Tissue engineers at the University of Toronto have shown how they [MORE]

Growing Transplantable Vocal Cords

January 26, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Engineered Vocal Cords
This is barely to the prestage of baby’s first words, but regenerative medicine researchers at the University of [MORE]

Miniorgan Produces Insulin in the Omentum

November 3, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Greater Omentum
In a thrilling definition of “natural,” biomedical researchers at the University of Miami’s Diabetes Research Institute have engineered a [MORE]

Molecular Light Switch

June 16, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Molecule Size Switch
The smallest possible electrical switch would be no more than a single molecule which could change its shape [MORE]