Jun 23, 2016 8:56:57 AM
Topics: Food and Beverage
Jun 22, 2016 6:00:00 AM
Products that are based on stem cells have yet to form an established market. Yet, unlike some other potential applications of bioscience, stem cell technology has already produced a number of significant products in important therapeutic areas. BCC Research reveals in a new study that researchers around the world are using stem cells to achieve new outcomes that will mark a paradigm shift in drug discovery and the practice of medicine.
Jun 21, 2016 9:01:52 AM
Bioprinting, an offshoot of 3D printing, aims to allow scientists to build organs, layer by layer. Researchers have already built modified 3D printers and are now perfecting the processes that will allow them to ultimately print tissues and organs for transplantation. Getting these printed cells to behave like native cells is a challenge. As the technology improves, the next step will be fully functional replacement organs, complete with the vascularization necessary to remain alive and healthy. Some of the latest achievements in 3D bioprinting are described here.
Jun 20, 2016 8:59:35 AM
What if there were no more long waits for an organ transplant? Instead of hoping for a donor match, what if an organ could be bioprinted? Luckily, it’s not as futuristic as it might sound. That’s good news, because according to the United Network for Organ Sharing, more than 121,000 Americans are wait listed for an organ.