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Multiregional Brain-on-a-Chip

February 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain on a Chip
A bioengineering group at Harvard has built a brain-on-a-chip that models the neural connectome. This microfluidics device [MORE]

Regenerating the Epicardium of the Human Heart

February 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Heart Cells from Stem Cells Lance Lian
Researchers at Penn State University have discovered that by chemically manipulating the Wnt signaling [MORE]

Implantable Micromachines

February 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Implantable Microrobots
Hydrogels have come a long way since Dutch chemist and physician Jacob Maarten van Bemmelen first described their nature [MORE]

Synthetic Anti-Venom Nanoparticle

February 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Snake Milking
With pains-taking trial and error methods (aka “directed evolution”) researchers at the University of California-Irvine have made nanoparticles that [MORE]

High Resolution pH Imaging

February 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Energy Transduction
This piece describes how researchers at Osaka University have used a fluorescent probe and microscopy to image the complex [MORE]

Regenerating Vision

February 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Transplanted Stem Cells in Rodent
Degeneration of photoreceptor cells in the eye is a major cause of age-related blindness, which is [MORE]

3-D Printed Meniscus

February 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Aspect’s 3-D Bioprinting Platform
With someone in the US undergoing knee replacement surgery every 45 seconds, its little wonder that much [MORE]

Genetic “Fingerprint” of Prostate Cancer

February 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA
About a third of men who are successfully treated (surgery and radiation) for localized prostate cancer still go on to [MORE]

Storing Vaccines at Room Temperature

February 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Vaccination
“Supramolecular nanomaterials and interfaces” is the name of the lab at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at Lausanne (EPFL) [MORE]

Targeting Disease-Causing RNAs in Precision Medicine

February 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

L-RNA3D
“With the precision of a surgeon’s scalpel, we have shown that small molecules can be designed to seek out and [MORE]

Regenerating Natural Hearing

February 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ear Hair Cells and Progenitors
Age-related hearing loss most often results when the tiny cilia hairs of the cochlea break down. [MORE]

Nanotube Electrodes for Brain Implants

February 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube
Most brain implants are made of metal wires, which can work but are not ideal. They can kill [MORE]

A Synthetic Cardiac Stem Cell

February 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Synthetic Cardiac Stem Cells
University collaborators in North Carolina and Henan, China have created a synthetic cardiac stem cell that has [MORE]

Gene Therapy’s Breakout

February 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

CRISPR-Cas9 Mode of Action
September 14, 1990 was the first FDA approved human clinical trial for gene therapy. The patient, then [MORE]