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'Heart Disease-On-A-Chip' Made From Patient Stem Cells
2014-05-12 03:22:55

Harvard scientists have merged stem cell and 'organ-on-a-chip' technologies to grow, for the first time, functioning human heart tissue carrying an inherited cardiovascular disease.

Cuttlefish Camouflage Nanoscale Photonic Device
2014-01-29 11:58:08

A new study has revealed a natural nanoscale photonic device that allows the mysterious cuttlefish to dynamically change its colors.

2011-07-25 12:30:19

Bioengineers at Harvard have identified, for the very first time, the mechanism for diffuse axonal injury and explained why cerebral vasospasm is more common in blast-induced brain injuries than in brain injuries typically suffered by civilians.

2011-07-25 11:52:28

New findings offer new hope for the treatment of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in veterans wounded by explosions.


Word of the Day
orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.