Surgery

Spinning silk into next-generation eye and knee implants

For thousands of years, silk has been treasured for its qualities as a beautiful material for elegant garments. But scientists are harnessing the less obvious qualities of silk to develop versatile replacement parts for human ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Providing a potential treatment option to infants where there is none

A little over 1% of babies born in the U.S. in 2020 fell under the category of very low birthweight, meaning they weighed less than 1,500 grams at birth, or less than 3 pounds, 4 ounces. And considering that the Centers ...

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