Bioengineers print 3D implants with layered cells destined to become distinct combinations of tissue, like bone and cartilage. The scaffolds degrade over time to leave the natural tissues in place.
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February 10, 2020
September 18, 2019
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.
December 9, 2020
Bioengineers used bone engineered in a 3D-printed mold and grown alongside the ribs of sheep to successfully replace a portion of the animals’ jaw bones.
December 3, 2020
The experiment to grow bone cells in space's microgravity, is nested within the 4,975 pounds of cargo hurtling towards the ISS aboard the SpaceX Dragon capsule.
Face of the future: Researchers first to grow living bone that replicates original anatomical structure
October 2, 2019
For the first time, researchers have grown living bone grown to precisely replicate the original anatomical structure, using autologous stem cells.