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These 2021 Biotech Breakthroughs Will Shape the Future of Health and Medicine

Posted in Medicine, Reviews, Science on 7th Jan, 2022
by Alex Muller

With 2021 behind us, we’re going down memory lane to highlight biotech innovations that shaped the year, with impact that will likely reverberate for many years to come. Covid dominated the news, but science didn’t stand still.

New Bio-Ink May Allow 3D-Printed Organs To Be Frozen For Storage

Posted in Medicine on 24th Dec, 2021
by Alex Muller

Depending on factors such as the printing material being used, 3D-bioprinted tissue currently has to be implanted within no more than a few hours to a few days of being created.

Live View Of Mysterious Parkinson's Protein Points To New

Posted in Medicine on 24th Dec, 2021
by Alex Muller

With this new understanding of its structure, the hope is that drugs can be developed to switch on the protein and slow or even stop the progression of the disease.

Could mRNA vaccines be the next frontier of cancer treatment?

Posted in Medicine on 20th Dec, 2021
by Alex Muller

A clinical trial is enrolling colorectal cancer patients to see whether a personalized mRNA vaccine can prevent their cancer from coming back.

Mapping Ovarian and Endometrial Tumors at the Single-Cell Level

Posted in Medicine on 19th Dec, 2021
by Alex Muller

The researchers said the benefits of their mapping will be manyfold: It should yield a much better understanding of the heterogeneity of cells within a single tumor as well as help build a new library of single-cell information, among other potential attributes.