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The Scent of Parkinson’s Disease

July 28, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nurse Joy Milne’s sensitive ability can smell Parkinson’s disease
There are human “supertasters;” so, a “super smeller” isn’t a huge stretch.  [MORE]

A Hair-Sized Lung Probe

August 20, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lung alveolus
In an extremely fine optical fiber, Scottish scientists devised a tool for assessing lung disease deep in the organ.  [MORE]

Stem Cells into Functional Liver Tissue

November 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stem cell derived liver cells
Five years ago, researchers reported success in growing liver “buds” (organoids) from stem cells, and three [MORE]

Camera that Sees through the Body

February 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human Body Illuminated
“Experts have integrated thousands of single photon detectors onto a silicon chip, similar to that found in a [MORE]

Photon Imaging through Deep Tissue

October 24, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Photon Medical Camera
As an endoscopic camera is inserted into the body, scattered light diminishes the image it shows. Researchers at [MORE]

Regenerated Thymus

November 18, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lab Grown Thymus Gland
The Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Edinburgh has succeeded in growing a fully functional [MORE]

Regenerated Thymus

June 17, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Billed as “the world’s first regeneration of a living organ,” scientists in the University of Edinburgh’s Center for Regenerative Medicine, [MORE]