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A precision chip recreates blood-brain barrier

A precision chip recreates blood-brain barrier

Researchers at Georgia Tech have now developed a chip that accurately replicates its function using the human cells that form this important part of our anatomy.

Superior bio-ink for 3D printing pioneered

Superior bio-ink for 3D printing pioneered

Engineers have developed a “bio-ink” for 3D printed materials that could serve as scaffolds for growing human tissues to repair or replace damaged ones in the body.

Hybrid microscope could bring digital biopsy to the clinic

Hybrid microscope could bring digital biopsy to the clinic

By adding infrared capability to the ubiquitous, standard optical microscope, researchers hope to bring cancer diagnosis into the digital era.

Operating with precision

Operating with precision

Researchers at the University of Stuttgart have developed a miniature laboratory the size of the tip of a needle.

4D printed tiny needles that could replace hypodermic needles

4D printed tiny needles that could replace hypodermic needles

Rutgers University have devised a way to integrate microneedles with backward facing barbs, so that microneedle arrays can stay in place as long as needed.

Artificial pericardial tissue from the 3D printer

Artificial pericardial tissue from the 3D printer

In the PolyKARD project, biomimetic polymers are being developed that can imitate the mechanical properties of pericardial tissue.

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