To make self-assembling machines that work in the body, biochemists turn to the programmable properties of DNA. Continue reading →
Scientists used stem cells to grow human heart tissue that contracted spontaneously in a petri dish.
The technique could one day be used to grow or regrow specific tissue in people who have damage or congenital defects. Continue reading →
For the first time, a 3-D printer has combined tissue and electronics to make a true bionic ear. Continue reading →
A mixture of tiny glass spheres and dissolving plastic could help mend bad breaks. ->
Transplant medicine dominates, but it would be much better to create tissue in the lab, with a patient's own DNA. ->
Scientists built a 3-D printer that can handle human stem cells, making tiny structures that could one day be used to build organs. ->
When put into a container of salt water and hit with an electrical current, the artificial creature started swimming.
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