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3d brain tissue
2014-08-12 05:03:27

A team of bioengineers from Tufts University in Massachusetts have developed three-dimensional brain-like cortical tissue that is similar in structure and function to tissues found in the brain of a rat which can be kept alive in the laboratory for more than eight weeks.

2012-09-12 23:03:01

Industry Veteran Brings Vast Financial Experience to Market-Leading Business Analytics Organization San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2012

2012-07-09 17:45:32

Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have developed a new silk-based stabilizer that, in the laboratory, kept some vaccines and antibiotics stable up to temperatures of 140 degrees Fahrenheit.

2011-11-17 03:26:33

A new episode in the American Chemical Society's (ACS) award-winning "Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions" podcast series spins a real-life tale in which spider silk shows promise for overcoming a major barrier to the use of gene therapy in everyday medicine.

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2010-07-31 06:45:09

Tougher than a bullet-proof vest yet synonymous with beauty and luxury, silk fibers are a masterpiece of nature whose remarkable properties have yet to be fully replicated in the laboratory.

2009-02-26 15:59:04

Former Chicago Bulls star guard and broadcaster Norman Van Lier was found dead in his Chicago apartment Thursday.

2008-09-24 18:00:19

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- With Americans facing difficult financial decisions and the price of fuel, groceries and other items rising at record levels, many families and individuals are finding dial-up Internet service to be a low cost option for home Internet access.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.