Hydrogels boost ability of stem cells to restore eyesight and heal brains

Posted in Science on 17th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Stem cell-derived photoreceptor cells were injected into the retina, leading to improved eyesight.

Tiny Robot Grippers Dissolve Away in Your Body Once Their Job is Done

Posted in Medicine on 26th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

As robots get small enough to swim around inside the body, they'll soon be used to perform medical procedures all from within a patient.

Temperature-sensitive gel scaffold regenerates craniofacial bone

Posted in Medicine on 15th Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

Bioengineers have developed a hydrogel scaffold for regenerating facial bone tissue. The gel starts as a liquid, solidifies, and liquefies again for removal.