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DNA Nanoswitches

August 15, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Nanoswitches Wyss Institute
By attaching binding molecules to one strand of double stranded DNA, it is possible to see, using [MORE]

Transcranial Near-IR Spectroscopy for Locked-In ALS

March 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Oxygen Sensor Locked-in-Syndrome
Can a “locked-in” patient suffering from advanced ALS enjoy life? The question seemed imponderable until Wyss Institute bioengineers [MORE]

Multiregional Brain-on-a-Chip

February 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain on a Chip
A bioengineering group at Harvard has built a brain-on-a-chip that models the neural connectome. This microfluidics device [MORE]

3-D Printing: The Nephron’s Proximal Tube

December 6, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kidney Nephron
With some 93,000 people now waiting—in some cases up to ten years—for a live kidney transplant, the need for [MORE]

Drug Delivery via MRI

November 15, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

MRI
By “hacking” a conventional MRI machine, researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital were able to steer ferrous nanoparticles through the blood [MORE]

Discrete Molecular Imaging From Wyss

September 13, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wyss Discrete Molecular Imaging
This is a follow up piece from a Tagline story on July 26 about the Wyss Institute’s [MORE]

“Designer” Biosensor Proteins

February 23, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fluorescent Biosensor
It would be useful, indeed, to have a biosensor that could detect the metabolic activity with a living cell. [MORE]

Non-Surgical Repair of Holes in Heart

January 26, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ventricular Septal Defect
“Blue baby syndrome” mainly comes from a ventricular septal defect, commonly known as a hole in the heart, [MORE]

CRISPR-Enabled Xenotransplants

December 8, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Crystal Structure of Cas9
A pig’s heart is about the same size as a human’s, but a xenotransplant has not been [MORE]

Orthotic Exoskeleton for Ankle Rehabilitation

May 20, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Soft Pneumatic Exoskeleton
Relying on four artificial muscles and several sensors, this soft orthotic exoskeleton from the Wyss Institute at [MORE]

3-D Printing of Microbatteries

October 1, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microbatteries
A collaboration between engineers at the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign and Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering have, [MORE]

Spleen-on-a-Chip

June 18, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Spleen-on-a-Chip
Following Tagline’s stories (March 12, and May 7) about the Wyss Institute’s “organs-on-a-chip,” here’s a piece about another organ– [MORE]

Spleen-on-a-Chip

May 28, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Spleen-on-a-Chip
Following Tagline’s stories (March 12, and May 7) about the Wyss Institute’s “organs-on-a-chip,” here’s a piece about another organ– [MORE]

Organs-on-a-Chip Move Toward Commercialization

May 7, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

With support from DARPA and pharmaceutical companies, the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering (Harvard University SEE VIDEO ON [MORE]