News tagged with replacements

Engineering tissues and organs

( -- As a high school sophomore, Asad Moten read a news story about engineering new organs for patients waiting for a transplant, and decided to start his own tissue-engineering project.

dateMar 05, 2009 in Biochemistry
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Using cotton candy to create bloodflow routes

( -- Cotton candy has delighted children for a century. Now it may have found a new role: helping scientists grow replacement tissues for people. The flossy stuff may be just right for creating networks of blood ...

dateFeb 11, 2009 in
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Black market exists for children's lost comfort items

Any mommy and daddy whose child has lost a favorite blanket or stuffed animal knows the lengths they will go to make everything better again. But parents often are powerless, because the well-worn blankie their child loves ...

dateFeb 02, 2009 in Internet
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