Biomedical technology

The free-energy principle explains the brain

The RIKEN Center for Brain Science (CBS) in Japan, along with colleagues, has shown that the free-energy principle can explain how neural networks are optimized for efficiency. Published in the scientific journal Communications ...

Medical research

Regrowing knee cartilage with an electric kick

UConn bioengineers successfully regrew cartilage in a rabbit's knee, a promising hop toward healing joints in humans, they report in the 12 January issue of Science Translational Medicine.

Oncology & Cancer

New biopsy technology for analyzing multiple tumor tissue biomarkers

A team led by University of California, Irvine researchers has developed a new biopsy technology that can profile multiple tumor microenvironment biomarkers simultaneously, revealing cellular spatial organization and interactions ...

Medical research

Shape guides the growth of organoids

The next chapter in the evolution of bioengineering will be written by the ability to grow functional miniature organs in the lab. The applications go far and wide, with safe drug testing, disease modeling, reduced animal ...

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