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Making biological drugs with spider silk protein

Researchers have managed to synthesise lung surfactant, a drug used in the care of preterm babies, by mimicking the production of spider silk. Animal studies reveal it to be just as effective as the biological drugs currently in clinical use.

May 23rd, 2017

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Let there be tissue

Researchers develop a more precise and controlled method of engineering tissues from stem cells.

May 15th, 2017

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