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Pancreatic organoids on a chip platform

Pancreatic organoids on a chip platform

An organoid on chip platform mimics robustly key features of human pancreas development. This is a stepping stone towards reliable diagnostic solutions for early-stage pancreatic cancer.

Immunotherapy response studied in body-on-a-chip models

Immunotherapy response studied in body-on-a-chip models

Clinicians are using patient-specific tumor 'organoid' models as a preclinical companion platform to better evaluate immunotherapy treatment for appendiceal cancer.

Nano-scale borate bioactive glass for skin-healing

Nano-scale borate bioactive glass for skin-healing

Researchers have constructed a nano-scale borate bioactive glass that can effectively reduces the biological toxicity of borate bioglass and improves the biocompatibility of the glass.

Tuning collagen threads for biohybrid robots

Tuning collagen threads for biohybrid robots

Researchers are taking steps to incorporate actual muscles or neurons into a robotic system.

Skeletal scaffold supports bone cells

Skeletal scaffold supports bone cells

3D models of bone formation provide a tool for tissue engineering, biomedical research and drug testing.

Hydrogel protects heart from post-op adhesions

Hydrogel protects heart from post-op adhesions

Researchers have designed a device to safely and accurately spray the hydrogel inside the area where open heart surgery is being performed.

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