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Hydrogel can repair tears in human tissue

Hydrogel can repair tears in human tissue

Scientists have developed an injectable gel that can attach to various kinds of soft internal tissues and repair tears resulting from an accident or trauma.

Organoids grown in 3D-printed bioreactor

Organoids grown in 3D-printed bioreactor

Scientists have grown small amounts of self-organizing brain tissue, known as organoids, in a tiny 3D-printed system that allows observation while they grow and develop.

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.

A promising future for soft bioelectronic interfaces

A promising future for soft bioelectronic interfaces

Researchers have demonstrated MRI compatibility in their soft electrode arrays – a crucial step in translation to the clinic.

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.

Lab-created heart valves can grow with the recipient

Lab-created heart valves can grow with the recipient

Researchers have shown that lab-created heart valves implanted in young lambs for a year were capable of growth within the recipient.

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