POSTS TAGGED AS tissue culture

Using Stem Cells to Grow Inner Ear Organs

July 18, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human Inner Ear Organoid
Stem cell-derived tissue from any organ offers a way to test therapeutic drugs. In this piece, Indiana [MORE]

Growing Heart Cells on Spinach Leaves

May 30, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Growing Heart Cells in Spinach
“Crossing kingdoms” is the term a group of tissue culture scientists use to describe how they [MORE]

Cell Culture in “Spaghetti”

May 16, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stem Cells Cultivated in Spaghetti Polymer
Meanwhile, about a 150 miles south of Gothenburg, tissue engineers at Lund University have shown [MORE]

A Robot with Real Human Tissue

May 2, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

It’s an interesting idea—to build a mechanical robot with sheets of lab grown human skin stretched over large anatomical areas. [MORE]

Nano Magnets for Thawing Frozen Tissues

April 25, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

It has long been known that freezing tissues, such as arteries, extends their “shelf life” for transplantation, but problems arise [MORE]

Growing Mouse Embryos from Stem Cells

April 18, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

For the first time, researchers at the University of Cambridge have created mouse embryo from stem cells in the lab. [MORE]

Making Movies of Cells with a Smartphone

March 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Movies that show cells responding to drugs or toxins can be highly useful to researchers, but this often requires expensive [MORE]

Growing Functional Stomach Tissue in the Lab

February 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tissue-Engineered Human Stomach Tissues
Quoting directly: “Scientists [at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital] have used pluripotent stem cells to generate human stomach tissues [MORE]

Organovo’s 3-D Printed Liver Patches for Transplants

November 8, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

3-D Printed Liver Tissue
Much of the work in liver tissue regeneration has focused on making micro-organelles for drug testing. But [MORE]

Growing New Brains

November 1, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Turning Skin Cells nto-Brain Cells-
First off, this piece is not about tissue culturing adult sized brains that might be capable [MORE]

Growing a Midbrain Organoid

October 4, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

A Midbrain Organoid
The 18th century French neuroanatomist, Felix Vicq-d’Azyr ought to be remembered more often than he is, as he [MORE]

Embryonic Stem Cells Create Bone and Heart Tissue

August 30, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human Embryonic Stem Cells
Stem cell biologists at Stanford and in Singapore have been able to map the check points at [MORE]

Carbon Nanotubes Support Nerve Growth

August 30, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Italian scientists placed two segments of spinal cord on a bed of carbon nanotubes, separated by 300 microns, and saw [MORE]

Growing Brain Cells in a Bioreactor

August 2, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Organ on Chip
A tiny cell culturing device called a “micro sieve electrode array” allows neurons to grow in three dimensions [MORE]