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Dr. Leon Bellan, a mechanical engineer from Vanderbilt University, may have created a new and inexpensive way to fabricate capillary beds using the smallest type of blood vessel in the body that keep your tissues alive—using cotton candy and the main ingredient of Jell-O.
SINGAPORE, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Though most of us look forward to the holidays, many hardworking individuals know they will be working extra hours being away
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When the English author Sir Francis Bacon wrote "The world's a bubble" in 1629, it's a safe bet he wasn't thinking about microfluidics.
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Long-term brain damage caused by stroke could be reduced by saving cells called pericytes that control blood flow in capillaries.
Researchers from the University of Michigan have reportedly discovered a way to overcome one of the primary obstacles to growing replacement hearts, lungs, kidneys and other new organs.
Washington University in St. Louis [ Watch The Video Red Blood Cells Bifuracating in Capillary ] In an engineering breakthrough, a Washington University in St. Louis biomedical researcher has discovered a way to use light and color to measure oxygen in individual red blood cells in real time. The technology, developed by Lihong Wang, PhD, the Gene K. Beare Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, could eventually be used to determine how oxygen is delivered to normal and...
Pregnant women who have a reduced number of capillaries under their skin during pregnancy may be at heightened risk for preeclampsia.
By thinking of cells as programmable robots, researchers at Rice University hope to someday direct how they grow into the tiny blood vessels that feed the brain and help people regain functions lost to stroke and disease.
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