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Reducing animal testing with 3D bioprinting

The European project BRIGHTER is developing a new technology to produce functional human tissues as an alternative to animal experimentation in the field of biomedical research. This light-based 3D bioprinting technology fabricates tissues by patterning three-dimensional cell cultures.

Feb 14th, 2022

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CRISPR-Cas9 can generate unexpected, heritable mutations

In a new study, researchers have discovered that the method can give rise to unforeseen changes in DNA that can be inherited by the next generation. These scientists therefore urge caution and meticulous validation before using CRISPR-Cas9 for medical purposes.

Feb 2nd, 2022

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Scientists regrow frog's lost leg

Regrowth of legs and arms remains the province of salamanders and superheroes. But in a new study, scientists have brought us a step closer to the goal of regenerative medicine.

Feb 2nd, 2022

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