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Producing human tissue in space

Producing human tissue in space

The University of Zurich has sent adult human stem cells to the International Space Station to explore the production of human tissue in weightlessness.

Transparent human organs allow 3D maps at the cellular level

Transparent human organs allow 3D maps at the cellular level

For the first time, researchers managed to make intact human organs transparent. Using microscopic imaging they could revealed underlying complex structures of the see-through organs at the cellular level.

Novel bioprinter shows potential to speed tissue engineering

Novel bioprinter shows potential to speed tissue engineering

Researchers have found a way to speed up tissue engineering for potential organ regeneration or replacement using a novel bioprinter.

Robotic transplants safe for obese kidney disease patients

Robotic transplants safe for obese kidney disease patients

Researchers report that among patients with obesity, robotic kidney transplants produce survival outcomes comparable to those seen among nonobese patients.

World’s first robotic single-port kidney transplant

World’s first robotic single-port kidney transplant

A robotic single-port kidney transplant, which enables all surgical instruments and the donor kidney to be placed through one small abdominal incision.

AI can detect language problems tied to liver failure

AI can detect language problems tied to liver failure

Researchers have shown that AI can evaluate written messages by patients with severely diseased livers to detect language abnormalities associated with liver disease.