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Origami unfolds a new tissue engineering strategy

Origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, has been around for more than a millennium, but associate professor of mechanical and industrial engineering Carol Livermore is now using it to create solutions in an emerging multidisciplinary ...

dateJul 31, 2013 in Engineering
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Growing without cell division

An international team of scientists, including biologists from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, may have pinpointed for the first time the mechanism responsible for cell polyploidy, a state in which cells ...

dateNov 01, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Engineer builds tissue models to study diseases

Shelly Peyton, a chemical engineer at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is building working models of human bone, breast, liver and artery tissues to see how cells behave when they are affected by a disease such as ...

dateMay 12, 2011 in Biochemistry
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A new way to make reprogrammed stem cells

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have devised a totally new and far more efficient way of generating induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), immature cells that are able to develop into several ...

dateApr 07, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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