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Engineered skin and muscle produced like spools of tape might sound like science fiction, but it’s not. Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed... Read More »
CalTech and Harvard researchers have teamed up to create a rudimentary swimming jellyfish from silicon and rat muscle cells. The researchers worked out the ideal... Read More »
Any bodybuilder knows that building muscle requires exercise to encourage the muscles to grow. Now, scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have determined... Read More »
Could 3D printing be the key to engineering 3D tissue structures, such as full-size human organs for use in transplants? Bioengineers have long been able to grow... Read More »
New York University physicists have developed an oil-in-water solution, with surface properties that mimic those of biological cells. Specifically, adhesion between... Read More »
  Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a prototype bioreactor, or device used to culture cells and... Read More »
Yale doctors have performed a novel surgery on a 4-year-old girl born with a congenital heart defect that was the first of its kind done in the United States. Angela... Read More »
Tumors of the trachea or windpipe -- the Y-shaped hollow structure that connects the upper airway to the lungs -- are rare, but have devastating consequences for... Read More »