Search results for bone tissue engineering

Biochemistry Nov 12, 2019

Mechanisms of soft tissue and protein preservation in Tyrannosaurus rex

The existing notion that soft tissue architectures and native proteins can be preserved across geological time is controversial since methods of such preservation remain to be investigated and well-defined. In a new study, ...

Bio & Medicine Nov 01, 2019

A new material for regenerative medicine capable of controlling cell immune response

Scientists at Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with the University of Montana (USA) proposed a promising new material for regenerative medicine for recovery of damaged tissues and blood vessels. This is a 3-D scaffold, ...

Analytical Chemistry Nov 07, 2019

New X-ray technology could revolutionize how doctors identify abnormalities

Using ground-breaking technology, researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and University of Baltimore (UMB) are testing a new method of X-ray imaging that uses color to identify microfractures in ...

Plants & Animals Oct 25, 2019

The salamander that eats its siblings' arms could one day help you grow a new one

Imagine you're a smiley-faced, feathery-gilled Mexican salamander called an axolotl. You've just been born, along with hundreds of brothers and sisters. But salamanders like you live in the wild only in one lake near Mexico ...

Biochemistry Aug 20, 2019

New hydrogels show promise in treating bone defects

Bioengineers and dentists from the UCLA School of Dentistry have developed a new hydrogel that is more porous and effective in promoting tissue repair and regeneration compared to hydrogels that are currently available. Once ...

Biotechnology Sep 18, 2019

Using unconventional materials, like ice and eggshells, as scaffolds to grow tissues

As the global demand for tissue and organ transplants significantly outstrips supply, tissue engineering might provide a potential solution. But one of the significant challenges in tissue engineering is growing tissue in ...

General Physics Sep 17, 2019

Novel approach to ultrasound raises possibility of new medical applications

A new ultrasound technique provides a non-invasive way of assessing bone structure on the microscale. Researchers hope to fine-tune the technique for use in assessing osteoporosis risk and treatment.

Biotechnology Sep 19, 2019

Reimagining eggshells and other everyday items to grow human tissues and organs

Imagine you wanted to grow a blood vessel or kidney or liver outside the body. How would you get all the cells to stick together and form the correct three-dimensional structure?

Plants & Animals Sep 26, 2019

Scientists first to analyze proteins in squid skeletal structure

Writers know the power of the pen, but scientists are just discovering its secrets.

Biochemistry Sep 27, 2019

'Just clicking' a molecule to a biomolecule for another function

Researchers have reported a material that controls the behavior of cells in a dynamic way, just as happens in biology. A new technique uses functional components that can be 'clicked' to a material using vitamin H. Researchers ...

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