Dendritic Hydrogels for Bacterial Resistance

January 11, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gel fights drug-resistant bacteria and induces body’s natural immune defense.
“[Bioengineers at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm] demonstrate the effect [MORE]

Getting Oxygen into Regenerated Tissues

November 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Oxygen measurement in tissues
Tissue regeneration has accelerated from using hydrogels, but a next step is to see and be sure [MORE]

Hydrogels in Tissue Engineering

May 14, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

CNF hydrogel
Materials scientists at Singapore University of Technology and Design have developed a two-phase cellulose nanofiber hydrogel (CNF)—liquid and solid—that [MORE]

Printing Complex Tissues

July 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printer Creates Complex Biological Tissues
UCLA engineers have built a 3-D printer that does stereolithography using four different hydrogels. The [MORE]

3-D Soft Gel that Flexes like Human Tissue

July 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human-Like 3D Printed Smart Gel Walks Underwater
Living tissue is watery and soft, which is why engineers at Rutgers University believe [MORE]

More on 4-D Printing

May 29, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

4D Printing Time Lapsed
Engineers at George Tech and Singapore University of Technology and Design have built a 4-D printer: “The [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]

Culturing Neurons on Patterned Nanofibers in 3D Hydrogels

January 6, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nerve Cells
Neuron regeneration has enormous potential for people suffering from all kinds of central nervous system traumas and degenerative diseases. [MORE]

Making Organs with Building Blocks

November 23, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cell Block
MIT researchers have developed a technique for building up tissue using hydrogel-encapsulated embryonic stem cells.  They place ESC’s [MORE]

Artificial Tissue

November 10, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dr. Dek Woolfson
Professor Dek Woolfson, at the University of Bristol (UK), has been growing artificial tissue that might be [MORE]