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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.

Nanotechnology detects bone-healing stem cells

Nanotechnology detects bone-healing stem cells

Researchers have developed a new way of using nanomaterials to identify and enrich skeletal stem cells – a discovery which could eventually lead to new treatments for major bone fractures.

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.

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