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Bioprinting complex living tissue in just a few seconds

Researchers have come up with an optical technique that takes just a few seconds to sculpt complex tissue shapes in a biocompatible hydrogel containing stem cells. The resulting tissue can then be vascularized by adding endothelial cells.

Aug 23rd, 2019

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Creating the perfect laser bioprinter

Researchers have drawn the attention of the scientific community to one of the newest and most promising areas in bioprinting - laser-induced forward transfer (LIFT).

Aug 20th, 2019

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Scars: gone with the foam

Researchers have developed a foam that is supposed to prevent excessive scarring and help wounds to heal quickly. An essential ingredient: the yellow ginger tumeric.

Aug 15th, 2019

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Google Maps for tissues

Modern light microscopic techniques provide extremely detailed insights into organs, but the terabytes of data they produce are usually nearly impossible to process. New software is helping researchers make sense of these reams of data.

Aug 9th, 2019

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Living components

Programmable structural dynamics successful for first time in self-organizing fiber structures.

Jul 22nd, 2019

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Synthesizing chemical-sensing cells from scratch

Scientists have found a way to make artificial cells interact with a wide range of chemicals. They developed a riboswitch - a gene switch that senses chemical signals- that can respond to histamine, a chemical compound that is naturally produced in the body.

Jul 2nd, 2019

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