News tagged with artificial tissues
Borrowing from microfabrication techniques used in the semiconductor industry, MIT and Harvard Medical School (HMS) engineers have developed a simple and inexpensive way to create three-dimensional brain ...
Neuroscience Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—University of Reading researchers have found that a chemical used in some anti-wrinkle creams can nearly double the amount of the protein collagen needed to give skin its elasticity.
Medications Mar 06, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
Japanese researchers have created a functioning human liver from stemcells, a report said Friday, raising hopes for the manufacture of artificial organs for those in need of transplants.
Medical research Jun 08, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0
Synthetic fat substitutes used in low-calorie potato chips and other foods could backfire and contribute to weight gain and obesity, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association.
Neuroscience Jun 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |
Researchers have been working at growing tissue and organs in the laboratory for a long time. These days, tissue engineering enables us to build up artificial tissue, although science still hasn't been successful ...
Medical research Sep 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The National Institutes of Health has awarded more than $2 million to a team of scientists from Washington University in St. Louis and InvivoSciences, a biotechnology startup with WUSTL roots, to construct artificial tissue ...
Cardiology Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0