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Sponge Delivers Drugs And Cells Directly To The Body Through Injection
2012-11-14 10:27:19

Bioengineers from Harvard recently revealed that they have been able to develop injectable gel-based sponges that can deliver cells and drugs as well as be shaped into whatever size or form.

World's First Neural-Controlled Bionic Leg Unveiled At Fourth Annual Skyrise Chicago Event
2012-11-06 10:14:36

Seattle area resident was joined by nearly 3,000 others in North America’s tallest stair climb

Disappearing Biocompatible Electronics
2012-09-28 11:33:00

Transient electronics are electronic devices that gradually disappear on a specified schedule, whether it is within a few days or six months.

Tissue-engineered Hearts With Electronic Sensors
2012-08-28 08:01:25

Researchers have added electronic sensors to engineered tissue, potentially paving the way for tissue-engineered hearts.

2012-08-27 19:36:41

A multi-institutional research team has developed a method for embedding networks of biocompatible nanoscale wires within engineered tissues.

Artificial Jellyfish Reverse-Engineered Using Silicone, Heart Cells
2012-07-23 05:03:43

By taking advantage of advances in marine biomechanics, materials science, and tissue engineering, researchers have taken inanimate silicone polymer and heart muscle cells and turned them into a swimming artificial jellyfish.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.