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What We Have in Common with Slime Molds

September 7, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mechanosensation mediates decisions in aneural organism
Physarum polycephalum, an acellular slime mold, does not have a brain, but is capable of [MORE]

Miniature 3D Model of Bone Marrow

August 17, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Miniaturized 3D bone marrow tissue model
A collaboration of Italian and American biologists “describe a miniaturized bone marrow tissue model that [MORE]

Movement-Tracking Threads

August 3, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Head motion classification using thread-based sensor
“Human machine interfaces that can track head motion will result in advances in physical rehabilitation, [MORE]

Sweat Sensors in Clothing

October 6, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sprinter with Lactate Curve – sweat sensing materials
From electrical engineers at Tufts University: “. . . we present a thread-based [MORE]

Osmotic Pill Samples the Microbiome

October 29, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Capsule assesses microbiome
Increasingly, the role of the microbiome is found to be implicated in many biological processes outside of the [MORE]

Improved CRISPR-Cas9 Delivery to the Liver

September 24, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

CRISPR Cas 9 and biodegradable lipid nanoparticles
“The lipid nanoparticles described in the study encapsulate messenger RNA (mRNA) encoding Cas9. Once [MORE]

Stem Cells Restore Sense of Smell

May 21, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Horizontal basal cells restore smell
“Horizontal basal cells” are stem cells that can repopulate all olfactory tissue including sensory neurons, according [MORE]

Even Smarter Bandages

September 11, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart bandage to monitor chronic wounds
pH is an important factor in wound healing.  Normally healing wounds have pH levels between [MORE]

A Tooth Sensor Measures Sugar, Salt and Alcohol Intake

June 12, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tooth Sensor
“Researchers at Tufts University have developed an amazing new sensor, only 2 millimeters on a side, that can be [MORE]

Optical Analysis of Metabolic Change in Cells

May 8, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cell Fluorescence Reveals Metabolic Activity
Researchers at Tufts University have developed an optical tool that can reveal “specific metabolic signatures” in [MORE]

Mouse Intestines Grown from Stem Cells

January 23, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Model of Intestine Grown from Stem Cells
Tufts University scientists have created an organ-on-a-chip model of mouse small intestines. Cells in [MORE]

Smart Sutures for Wireless Data Collection

August 30, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart Sutures
Quoting directly, “A team of engineers [at Tufts University] has developed a novel 3-dimensional thread-based diagnostic platform that, when [MORE]

Tissue Scaffolds of Micropatterned Silk Protein Hydrogel

November 17, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Laser
Regenerative medicine relies upon artificial scaffolds for producing cell growth into a desirable shape. That scaffold material has to have [MORE]

Surgical Gloves that Detect Bacteria

September 29, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Donning Latex Gloves
In another example of 3-D printing, engineers at Tufts University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have [MORE]