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“Swift” Method for 3D Printing of Organs

January 14, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

SWIFT cardiac tissue cross section
Once again, the bioengineers at the Wyss Institute live up to their motto of “biologically inspired [MORE]

“Cyborg Organoids”

November 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Cyborg organoid
Harvard bioengineers have created cyborg mini organoids from culturing stem cells on a flexible, stretchable electronic mesh imbedded with [MORE]

A Hydrogel Bandage

November 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Harvard hydrogel bandage
Harvard bioengineers report this: “The idea is to create a hydrogel that can cover a wound, help stop [MORE]

Editing Stem Cells in the Body

August 27, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Editing stem cells in the body
In animal studies, Harvard bioengineers loaded CRISPR gene editing sequences into adeno-associated viruses, added red [MORE]

Paper Organs, Ready to Grow

August 13, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D printing paper organs
Here’s a novel idea: create paper models of organs and tumors, complete with blood vessels, nerves and [MORE]

Automated Mammogram Reading

December 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mammogram showing dense and fatty breasts
It’s not uncommon for radiologists to batch mammogram images and then examine them at the [MORE]

Nano-Optic Endoscope for Precision Imaging

December 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Seeing deep tissue with Nano-optic endoscope
Earlier this year, optical engineers at Harvard published an article in Nature Nanotechnology about their [MORE]

Harvard’s Lab-Grown Beating Left Ventricle

September 25, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Harvard has grown beating heart
Using a scaffold of biodegradable polyester and gelatin, which then was spun into a cone shape, [MORE]

iEAT Food Allergy Detector

October 24, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Allergen Keychain iEAT
Food allergies, especially for children, can be life threatening, and often detection comes too late. Researchers at Harvard, [MORE]

RNA Sequencing with a Microfluidics Device

October 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Single Cell RNA Sequencing
In order to map a brain, investigators have to show different cells types, and differences in each [MORE]

Migraine, Heart Disease, and Hypertension: Three Ailments for the Price of One Gene

September 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cardiovascular System
Immunologists, among others, know that a single gene mutation can have seemingly unrelated expressions, such as Ataxia telangiectasia presenting [MORE]

A Soft Robot for a Failing Heart

March 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Soft Robot Helps Heart Beat
“Wearing your heart on your sleeve,” referring to people who freely express emotions, actually comes from [MORE]

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]

Growing Liver Organoids in a Microfluidic Device

January 31, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidics
Being able to grow liver organoids in a microfluidic device for drug testing in advance of animal or human experiments [MORE]