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Novel Device to Analyse Biopsy, Diagnose Cancer in Minutes

2014 07 Feb

Currently being developed by University of Washington scientists and engineers, a novel, credit-card sized, low cost device could assist pathologists in their analysis of biopsies and the subsequent diagnosis of pancreatic cancer in an earlier and faster manner than ever before.  The prototype is able to conduct basic steps required for processing... Read more

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Artificial Skin Grown from Umbilical Cord Stem Cells

2013 25 Nov

The University of Granada has developed a major scientific breakthrough which will aid the immediate use of artificially-grown skin for major burn patients, as the skin could be stored in tissue banks and made available when needed. Up to now, one of the major challenges faced in the treatment of major burn victims is a long wait. As per... Read more

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How To Print Your Own Tissue Types

2013 31 Oct

It sounds like a futuristic dream, yet it has been researched for a number of years already: simply printing out tissue and organs. Scientists have been able to further refine the current technology and are now in a position to produce various tissue types. A statement released by the German Organ Transplantation Foundation (DSO) shows an 18%... Read more