POSTS TAGGED AS Duke University

Injectable Biopolymer for Diabetes Control

July 18, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Duke University chemists have developed, at least experimentally, an extended release compound for treating Type 2 diabetes with a once [MORE]

3-D Printed Menisci

July 11, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printed Knee Implants
Natural menisci in the knee have firmer cartilage in the center and softer, on the outside, making [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]

The First “Brainet” with Live Brains

October 6, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Organic Computer
From Duke University comes this astonishing statement: “Recently, we proposed that Brainets, i.e. networks formed by multiple animal brains, [MORE]

High Resolution 3D imaging Maps the Brain Stem

September 8, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Radiologists at Duke University have produced an ultra high resolution map of the human brain stem that is a thousand [MORE]

Iontophoresis, Drug Delivery by Electrical Waves

March 31, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

If you recall electrophoresis experiments from your high school biology class, you’ve seen how ions in an electrical current can [MORE]

First Lab-Grown Contracting Muscle

February 3, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lab Grown Human Muscle
Bioengineers at Duke University took human stem cells that had progressed to being myogenic precursors and [MORE]

Biobanking an Economic Future

September 30, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cannon Towel Company
Kannapolis, NC saw itself as “the largest towel manufacturer in the world” until the Cannon Towel Company closed [MORE]

Self-Healing Engineered Muscles

June 24, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Engineered Muscle
To quote directly from this piece:  “Living skeletal muscle that contracts powerfully and rapidly, integrates quickly into mice, and [MORE]

Biomaterial-Mediated Gene Therapy

April 22, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Engineered Tissue
Since the beginning of gene therapy in 1990, clinical researchers have used genetically engineered viral vectors to deliver the [MORE]

Engineering Synthetic Cartilage

February 18, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Scaffold for Hydrogel Used to Form Cartilage
Baby Boomers (born 1946-1964) were the first generation of American children to participate [MORE]

Bilateral Brain-Controlled Prosthetics

January 7, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Monkeys controlling avatar with brain activity
Once again, truth is stranger than fiction.  Researchers at Duke University have implanted electrodes [MORE]

Looking for Cancer with a Flashlight

January 24, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

It is a flashlight of sorts, but a more accurate description is an endoscope that emits short bursts of [MORE]

Biological Differences in Lung Tumor Genomics by Gender and Age

March 9, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

It’s not surprising that in searching for genomic individuality, researchers would find pathway-exhibiting cohorts based on age and gender.  Still, [MORE]