Medical research

Generation of three-dimensional heart organoids

Researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) use mouse embryonic stem cells to engineer three-dimensional functional heart organoids resembling the developing heart

Medical research

Why do bones fail?

Can analytical methods from materials science help researchers better understand human bones? A team at Empa in Thun is pursuing precisely this approach.

Oncology & Cancer

Architecture of cellular control center mTORC2 elucidated

The protein complex mTORC2 controls cellular lipid and carbohydrate metabolism. Researchers from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel and the ETH Zurich have now succeeded in deciphering the 3-D structure of this important ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Novel drug acts in unique way to protect against kidney injury

New research reveals the mechanism by which an experimental drug can protect the kidneys from sudden damage, called acute kidney injury (AKI). The findings, which appear in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American ...

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