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Subcutaneous Implant Reverses T1 Diabetes

February 20, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Under-skin implant reverses type 1 diabetes without anti-rejection drugs
“Here we [an international collaboration] show that the induction of neovascularization via [MORE]

Bioprinting Nose Cartilage

July 6, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nasal cartilage
Bioengineers at the University of Alberta in Edmonton report “the fidelity of Freeform Reversible Embedding of Suspended Hydrogel (FRESH) [MORE]

Deep Learning Analyzes Red Blood Cells for Storage and Transfusion

April 27, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Jason Acker – uses AI to analyze red blood cells
Canadian researchers report that “a red blood cell lasts about 115 [MORE]

Anti-Viral Surgical Masks

August 21, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Face mask
Pictures from the Great Influenza at the end of World War I show groups of people wearing surgical masks [MORE]

“Bridged Nucleic Acid” as a Guide for Gene Editing

June 19, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

A synthetic guide molecule appears to increase the targeting accuracy in CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing, according to a research group at [MORE]

Constructing a Monster

March 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pre 1979 Poster for Smallpox Vaccination
Variola major, the virus responsible for smallpox, killed half of all human children who died [MORE]

Salt Coating on Surgical Masks Inhibits Virus

April 18, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Surgical Mask
It has been 99 years since the Great Influenza pandemic at the end of World War I. Old pictures [MORE]

“Welding Neurons”

March 8, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Reconnecting severed nerves is no small matter. But electrical engineers at the University of Alberta have demonstrated a method for [MORE]

Proteomics of DNA Repair

January 26, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Break
Last year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry went to three scientists for their work in discovering how DNA repair mechanisms [MORE]

Simulation: Aging Avatars

February 7, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Avatars are becoming more common in medical training, and new work in this field comes from the University of [MORE]