Signaling molecule helps neurons find their way in the developing brain

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

A molecule secreted in the spinal cord helps guide axons during a critical stage of central nervous system development in the embryo.

Injectable, intelligent gel targets cancer at the source

Posted in Science on 21st Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

A T cell-loaded biogel that can be injected directly into the tumor for a targeted, less laborious approach to immunotherapy.

First-Ever Working Vocal Cords Grown in a Lab

Posted in Science on 19th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

The first-ever working vocal cords able to produce realistic sound have been grown from scratch in a lab, giving hope to people who have lost their voice.

3D-printed microchannels deliver oxygen, nutrients from artery to tissue implant

Posted in Hardware on 10th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Solves one of the biggest challenges in regenerative medicine: keeping implant tissues alive during growth in a lab.

'Designer cells' reverse one-year-old's leukaemia

Posted in Medicine on 6th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

'The technology is moving very fast, the ability to target very specific regions of the genome have suddenly become much more efficient'