Ultra-Miniaturized Endoscope

April 14, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Images from lensless computational microendoscope
A collaboration between optical engineers in Boston and Baltimore have designed a minimally invasive, lens-free, computational [MORE]

“Prime Editing” with CRISPR

February 11, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prime editing system
MIT and Harvard researchers have developed a new means of CRISPR gene editing that they believe could correct [MORE]

Using CRISPR for Diagnostic Devices

December 10, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

CRISPR to edit DNA gels
MIT and Harvard researchers have used CRISPR to edit DNA in gels making new types of [MORE]

Prototype Automated Exosuit

November 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Running with exoskeleton.
As the population ages, gait-assist devices have increasing relevance.  This piece describes an exosuit that engineers at Harvard [MORE]

Patch Delivers Drugs Directly to Heart

August 28, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Heart patch drug delivery
In order to get drugs, proteins or stem cells to the heart after an infarction, a collaboration [MORE]

Cell Atlas of the Small Intestine

December 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Small Intestine Cellular Composition
Quoting directly: “The lining or epithelium of the gut is one of the body’s most diverse and [MORE]

Bandage Delivers Timed Medications

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prototype of Smart Bandage
Quoting directly: “Imagine if a wound dressing could release fresh doses of medication over time, oreven different [MORE]

Magnetic Separation of Bacteria in Blood

January 31, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood purification Stopperbild
Since the 1980’s it has been possible to separate hematopoietic stem cells from a bone marrow harvest using [MORE]

Muscle-on-a-Chip for Testing Cardiac Drugs

March 15, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes have not yet proven to be effective replacements for damaged hearts. While stem cells do adhere to [MORE]

Non-Surgical Repair of Holes in Heart

January 26, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ventricular Septal Defect
“Blue baby syndrome” mainly comes from a ventricular septal defect, commonly known as a hole in the heart, [MORE]

3-D Printing and Injection Molding of Airways Stents

February 10, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printed Stent
Tracheal stents today are made of metal, silicon or a combination of both materials, but they are not [MORE]

Bioprinting Vascular Networks

August 26, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Vascular Networks
Before bioprinting can turn the dream of lab-made human organs into reality, the problem of creating capillaries in [MORE]


April 15, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tagline first mentioned the gene-editing technique CRISPR (clustered regularly interspaced short palendromic repeats) on March 12, 2013 shortly after [MORE]

Loneliness as a “Co-Morbidity”

September 4, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Elderly Depression
According to a Harvard study, one in seven adult Americans living alone is at greater risk for cardiovascular [MORE]