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Octopus-inspired sucker transfers tissue grafts

Octopus-inspired sucker transfers tissue grafts

A new device inspired by an octopus’s sucker rapidly transfers delicate tissue or electronic sheets to the patient, overcoming a key barrier to clinical application.

3D printed bioceramic implant induces cranial regrowth

3D printed bioceramic implant induces cranial regrowth

A bioceramic implant has proved to stimulate regeneration of natural skull bone so that even large cranial defects can be repaired in a way that has not been possible before.

Silk improves bioink for artificial organs

Silk improves bioink for artificial organs

Researchers mechanically reprocess silk into a biologically compatible component of bioinks that improves the structural fidelity of 3D-printed hydrogels containing cells for use in drug development and regrowing lost or damaged body

The heat is on for building 3D artificial organ tissues

The heat is on for building 3D artificial organ tissues

Radiator-like fluid systems adjust the genetic wiring inside human liver cells in preliminary work toward artificial organ-tissue engineering.

Parylene photonics enable optical biointerfaces

Parylene photonics enable optical biointerfaces

Scientists have invented an optical platform that will likely become the new standard in optical biointerfaces.

“Stretching rack” for cells

“Stretching rack” for cells

An ingenious device, only a few micrometers in size, enables to study the reaction of individual biological cells to mechanical stress.

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