Inductive heating of Magnetic Nanoparticles enables safe thawing of cryopreserved transplant organs

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

Nanotechnology can be used to rapidly rewarm cryogenically treated samples without damaging delicate frozen tissues.

Needle-phobic pancreas transplant 'world first'

Posted in Medicine on 28th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

A British woman has become the first person in the world to have a pancreas transplant because of a severe needle phobia, her doctors have said.

3D Printing Organs: Indian Startup 3D Bioprints Human Liver

Posted in Medicine on 15th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

3D printing human tissue, if the technology is perfected, can make liver transplants more safe and accessible.

Company Claims To Have Developed 3D Printed Liver Tissue

Posted in Medicine on 27th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

According to Pandorum Technologies, the company behind the technology, these 3D printed liver tissues are made of human cells and will allow for inexpensive medical research.

How to 3D print a heart

Posted in Medicine on 25th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Carnegie Mellon scientists are creating technology that could one day solve the shortage of heart transplants, which are currently needed to repair damaged organs.