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May 2017

Diagnostic Device Has Been Printed

May 31, 2017

Researchers from the product design and development department at Cambridge Consultants, a UK-based company that develops medical products, created the technology to make it happen. Using inkjet printing technology, the device is developed [more...]

Glomerulus-on-a-Chip Created from Stem Cells

May 31, 2017

Scanning electron micrograph of a human stem cell-derived matured podocyte with multiple primary and secondary processes extending in all directions on extracellular matrix-coated material. (Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University) [more...]

Better and Cheaper Healthcare with Dry Blood Samples

May 31, 2017

A drop of blood on filter paper for future diagnostics. (Image Credit: Johan Björkesten) Dried blood on filter paper stored for future diagnostic purposes – considerably easier than the present-day, resource-consuming method using [more...]

A Review of Droplet-Sequencing

May 14, 2017

Cells, the building blocks of tissues, organs, and organisms, vary broadly in type and state. Today, the lack of information about cellular diversity in complex tissues leads researchers to find new ways of single-cell analysis and [more...]

Microrheology-A Review

May 14, 2017

Microrheology is a technique used to measure the rheological properties, such as viscosity and viscoelasticity of a material, whether liquid, “soft solids” or solids. This science gathers several techniques aiming to overcome serious [more...]

3-D Model of Human Brain Development and Disease

May 13, 2017

After spheroids representing two different brain regions fuse in a dish, neurons from one spheroid (green) migrate into the other and forge connections with the neurons there. (Image Credit: Pasca lab, Stanford University) Brain [more...]
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