Tissue scaffold technology could help rebuild large organs

Posted in Medicine on 20th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers have developed a new tissue scaffold (support structure) technology that could one day make it possible to engineer large organs.

3D-printed organs are on the way

Posted in Medicine on 5th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

Biotech firm Organovo is set to begin selling 3D-printed liver tissue by the end of the year, part of the growing movement to bring the technology to the medical field.

There are Cells Inside Teeth That Can Turn Back Into Stem Cells

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

Inside each of our hard, calcified teeth is a small population of living stem cells that can differentiate into many types of tissue.

'See-through' bodies technique developed

Posted in Science on 1st Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

A way to turn an entire body transparent has been developed by scientists studying rodents.