Medical research

It takes a heart to make a better lung

Interactions between the developing heart and lungs are essential for proper growth and maturation; however, much is still unknown about the co-development of these critical organs. To provide fresh insight, a team of collaborators ...

Neuroscience

Getting a grip on hand function

Humans are unparalleled in the animal kingdom in hand dexterity. We use tools, hold pens, thread needles, and more, with little thought about the challenges the nervous system faces when precisely applying forces with the ...

Radiology & Imaging

This bizarre looking helmet can create better brain scans

It may look like a bizarre bike helmet, or a piece of equipment found in Doc Brown's lab in Back to the Future, yet this gadget made of plastic and copper wire is a technological breakthrough with the potential to revolutionize ...

Biomedical technology

Tailoring collagen-based biomedical materials

Collagen is a building block that can be hierarchically assembled into diverse morphological structures that are dynamically adaptive in response to external cues. Materials scientists have limited capabilities of guiding ...

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