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Could Printers Produce Human Tissue?

( -- Scientists are getting closer to be able to create human tissue using special 3D printers. Using patients' own cells, the start-up company Organovo would use adipose tissue or bone marrow to craft new tissue. ...

dateApr 19, 2010 in Medical research weblog
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The immune system's guard against cancer

The human body has developed various mechanisms, through which it can protect itself against newly-developing cancer cells. For instance, killer-cells recognize and destroy altered cells in our organs every day. Once tumours ...

dateApr 06, 2010 in Cancer
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Using stem cells to mend damaged hips

( -- Bone stem cells could in future be used instead of bone from donors as part of an innovative new hip replacement treatment, according to scientists at the University of Southampton.

dateMar 18, 2010 in Medical research
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