Institute of Physics

Replicating liver cells for fast drug testing

Scientists have developed a new technique that produces a user friendly, low cost, tissue-engineered pseudo-organ. The chip-based model produces a faithful mimic of the in vivo liver inside a scalable fluid-handling device, ...

dateSep 10, 2015 in Engineering
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On soft ground? Tread lightly to stay fast

These findings, reported today, Friday 9th October, in the journal Bioinspiration & Biomechanics, offer a new insight into how animals respond to different terrain, and how robots can learn from them.

date15 hours ago in Robotics
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Taking the rigor of physics to the netherworld

A handful of scientists are combining their favourite hobby with their day job, to form the emerging field of "speleophysics" - exploring how underground caves form, evolve and move water from one place to another.

dateOct 02, 2015 in Other
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