organs

To be or not to be an organoid

To be or not to be an organoid

Scientists at Utrecht University have published a first consensus on what is and what is not an organoid.

Voltaglue to seal up broken blood vessels

Voltaglue to seal up broken blood vessels

Researchers have developed a device that offers a less invasive way to seal tears and holes in blood vessels, using an electrically-activated glue patch applied via a minimally invasive balloon catheter.

Wearable improves care after kidney transplantation

Wearable improves care after kidney transplantation

Scientists have found that a simple device can reduce swelling after kidney transplantation. Clinical trial shows shortened hospital stay for patients and reduced surgical site infections by almost 60 percent.

Bioprinting mini pancreas to fight against diabetes

Bioprinting mini pancreas to fight against diabetes

EPFL spin-off Readily3D has developed a novel system that can print biological tissue in just 30 seconds.

Wireless implant detects oxygen deep within the body

Wireless implant detects oxygen deep within the body

Engineers have created a tiny wireless implant that can provide real-time measurements of tissue oxygen levels deep underneath the skin.

3D lung created with inkjet bioprinting

3D lung created with inkjet bioprinting

The lung is rather challenging to create artificially for experimental use due to its complex structure and thinness. Researchers have succeeded in producing an artificial lung model using 3D printing.

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