tissue engineering

Lab-grown blood vessels appear a safe alternative to synthetic implants

Posted in Medicine on 16th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

Bioengineered vessels proving more durable and just as safe as commonly used synthetic grafts when implanted into patients.

Researchers Have Discovered a Fast Way to Make Artificial Arteries for Testing Drugs

Posted in Medicine on 21st Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

Testing drugs on human tissues, without a whole human involved, can save money, time, and lives.

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.