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This Lab-grown patch could repair your heart after a heart attack

June 28th, 2019 at 11:15 am » Comments Off

   Patches could help repair damaged hearts. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US for both men and women. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 735,00 Americans have a heart attack each year, and 610,000 die of heart disease. Those who survive heart attacks remain at serious risk […]



Dentists are asking parents not to throw their kids’ baby teeth, here’s why

June 9th, 2019 at 11:39 am » Comments Off

Do you remember the strange thrill of losing a tooth when you were a child? On the one hand, you had the distressing feeling of seeing blood and feeling it pop out. At the same time, you knew something exciting was going to happen when you put it under your pillow. If you were lucky, […]



Device tests thousands of stem cells super fast

April 25th, 2019 at 11:46 am » Comments Off

Institute for Molecular Engineering researchers have developed a “lab-on-a-chip” that could help us understand how single stem cells react to different molecules and environments. (Credit: Zhang et al.) A new “lab-on-a-chip” can examine thousands of individual live cells over a weeklong period, performing experiments that would take more than 1 million steps in a laboratory. […]



Stem Cell dental implants grow new teeth in 2 months

January 20th, 2019 at 1:50 pm » Comments Off

Apparently, the newest scientific discovery can possibly leave dentures and implants in the past, and make millions of people extremely happy. These two methods for a missing tooth or teeth can lead to serious dental health issues, such as discomfort and irritations, difficulties to eat, and pain in the case of dentures, while implants can […]



Robots grow mini-organs from human stem cells

July 29th, 2018 at 10:34 am » Comments Off

An automated system that uses robots has been designed to rapidly produce human mini-organs derived from stem cells. Researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle developed the new system. The advance promises to greatly expand the use of mini-organs in basic research and drug discovery, according to Benjamin Freedman, assistant professor […]



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