Latest Fibrous connective tissue Stories

Composite Nanofibers Developed, Next Chapter In Orthopaedic Biomaterials
2012-08-07 15:34:19

Bioengineered replacements for tendons, ligaments, the meniscus of the knee, and other tissues require re-creation of the exquisite architecture of these tissues in three dimensions.

2012-01-02 23:07:44

Researchers describe how increased production of a microRNA promotes progressive muscle deterioration in a mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).

2009-06-16 15:20:00

Now researchers at the University of Washington are using the same principle for biomedical applications.

2009-01-30 11:46:17

Mice whose fat cells were allowed to grow larger than fat cells in normal mice developed healthy obesity, when fed a high-fat diet, U.S. researchers said.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.