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MRI Mapping of Carotid Artery Plaque to Predict Stroke

October 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MRI Based on T2 Mapping
An MRI scan can determine the size of a plaque in the carotid arteries, but cannot [MORE]

3-D Droplet Bioprinter

October 3, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

3-D Droplet Bioprinter Developed by Bayley Group
3-D printing has been used for some time to create artificial scaffolds upon which [MORE]

Synthetic Retinas

July 18, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fundus Photograph Normal Retina
Ever wonder how to make an artificial retina? If so, Oxford University scientists say how it’s done: [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]

Prospects for “Modular Vaccines”

February 16, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Isopeptide Bonds
Virus-like particles are self-assembling multiprotein structures that mimic viruses. They actually could be useful as “modular vaccines” if it [MORE]