stem cells

Hot nano-chisel to create artificial bones

Hot nano-chisel to create artificial bones

The work could lead to efficient, detailed artificial bone tissue, opening doors to disease modeling, in vitro cell research on targeted therapies and drug screening.

Peeking inside 'mini-brains' could boost understanding of brain

Peeking inside 'mini-brains' could boost understanding of brain

Revealing details of the internal structure of 'mini-brains' could help accelerate drug studies and may offer alternatives to some animal testing.

Bioprinting tiny, functional organs

Bioprinting tiny, functional organs

Researchers have developed an approach to print tiny tissues that look and function almost like their full-sized counterpart.

3D printing heart cells from stem cells

3D printing heart cells from stem cells

Scientists have shown that 3D printing can be used to control stem cell differentiation into embryoid bodies that replicate heart cells.

Scientists 3D print a working heart pump

Scientists 3D print a working heart pump

Researchers have 3D printed a functioning centimeter-scale heart pump with real human cells in the lab.

Microneedle patch delivers stem cells into tissue

Microneedle patch delivers stem cells into tissue

Researchers have developed a microneedle patch to deliver mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) into the skin.