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MasSpec Pen shows promise in pancreatic cancer surgery

MasSpec Pen shows promise in pancreatic cancer surgery

The MasSpec Pen has shown to accurately identify tissues and surgical margins directly in patients and differentiate healthy and cancerous tissue from banked pancreas samples.

3D printing promotes tissue engineering

3D printing promotes tissue engineering

Researchers have demonstrated the viability of 3D-printed tissue scaffolds that harmlessly degrade while promoting tissue regeneration following implantation.

New polymer for better biosensors

New polymer for better biosensors

Conquering a chemical challenge to control the structure of a polymer opens a path to better biosensors.

Speedy nanorobots could someday deliver drugs

Speedy nanorobots could someday deliver drugs

Minuscule, self-propelled particles called “nanoswimmers” can escape from mazes as much as 20 times faster than other, passive particles, paving the way for their use in medication delivery.

Hydrogel electrodes flow to fit the body

Hydrogel electrodes flow to fit the body

Scientists have created flexible, metal-free electrode arrays that conform to the body - avoiding damage to organs.

Skeletal scaffold supports bone cells

Skeletal scaffold supports bone cells

3D models of bone formation provide a tool for tissue engineering, biomedical research and drug testing.

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