Filling Brain Aneurysms with Light Sensitive Hydrogel

July 20, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Light-Responsive Hydrogel to Fill Cerebral Aneurysms
South Korean scientists have found a way to stabilize brain aneurysms with a light activated [MORE]

Soft and Sweet Brain Implants

July 13, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sugar needle brain implant
“A softer implant would help to reduce tissue irritation, but poses challenges in terms of manufacturing and [MORE]

Possible Bone Graft Substitute

July 13, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Biomimetic microchannel scaffold for possible bone graft
“The present study [from engineers at South Korea’s Sungkyunkwan University] describes the successful preparation [MORE]

“Voltaglue” for Repairing Blood Vessels

July 13, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Assoc Prof Terry Steele and Dr Manisha Singh.
“A team of researchers led by NTU Singapore has developed a device that [MORE]

Custom Scaffolds for Bioprinting Different Tissues

July 13, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dr. Arda Gozen bioprinting J
Washington State University engineers have created a new bioink and means for fabricating tissue scaffolds that [MORE]

Exome-eluting Stent

June 15, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart Stent coatings release drugs to help healing
Stent engineers at North Carolina State University have “ made a new kind [MORE]

Super Sutures

June 8, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioinspired tough gel sheath for sutures
“Inspired by tendon endotenon sheath, we (engineers at McGill University) report a versatile strategy to [MORE]

Reverting Cancer Cells to Stem Cell State

June 1, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain cancer stem cells forming spheres on DN gel and SOX2 marker
Japanese scientists have developed a hydrogel—named DN for double [MORE]

Making a Better Bone Glue

May 18, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Novel bone-inspired material grows stronger with vibration
Just as a car is only as safe as its tire tread, artificial joint [MORE]

Scaffolds that Deliver Genes to Spinal Cord

May 11, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Scaffolds that Deliver Genes to Spinal Cord
“As genetic vectors have short lifetimes in vivo, rapid host cell infiltration into scaffolds [MORE]

Engineered Neurons

April 27, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Superstructures formed by walking molecules help create neurons
Northwestern University bioengineers report their success in designing a superstructural material engineering functional [MORE]

Antifouling Biosensors

April 20, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Aniti fouling strategies
Advanced bioelectronics, whether worn or implanted, are only as wonderful as they can resist fouling.  In this piece, [MORE]

New Material for Soft Tissue Engineering

March 30, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

New thermoplastic biomaterials
Elasticity and biodegradability are to properties that are difficult to engineer together.  In this piece, a collaboration of [MORE]

Magnetically Controlled Microrobots

February 16, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mechanically interlocked 3D multi-material micromachines
Engineers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) have developed microbots that can swim [MORE]