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Latest Artificial skin Stories

2010-04-20 12:05:31

Scientists from the University of Granada, Spain, have generated artificial human skin by tissular engineering basing on agarose-fibrin biomaterial.

2009-05-18 10:01:10

Skin from a factory – this has long been the dream of pharmacologists, chemists and doctors. Research has an urgent need for large quantities of 'skin models', which can be used to determine if products such as creams and soaps, cleaning agents, medicines and adhesive bandages are compatible with skin

2009-01-15 10:12:13

A new study suggests that adult bone marrow stem cells can be used in the construction of artificial skin. The findings mark an advancement in wound healing and may be used to pioneer a method of organ reconstruction.

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2008-12-09 14:13:30

A fully automated process is set to improve the production of artificial tissue: medical scientists can perform transplants with skin produced in the laboratory.

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2008-05-18 09:05:00

Engineering body parts -- tissues and whole organs that are genetically compatible and available on demand -- sounds like science fiction. But researchers at medical centers around the world are working to make it a reality.

2005-08-15 16:35:48

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A flexible, electronic skin could provide robots, car seats and even carpets the ability to sense pressure and heat, Japanese researchers reported on Monday.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.