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Tendon stem cells could revolutionize injury recovery

Discovery of tendon stem cells could be a game-changer when it comes to treating tendon injuries, avoiding surgery

25 Nov 2019 Nature Cell Biology

A step in a new direction

New Krembil study changes our understanding of how the brain directs the body to walk.

19 Nov 2019 Nature Neuroscience

Protein imaging at the speed of life

The European XFEL marks a new age of protein movie-making that enables enzymes involved in disease to be observed in real time.

18 Nov 2019 Nature Methods

Omega-3 shows protection against heart disease-related death, without prostate cancer risk

Researchers continue to research the potential benefits and risks of this popular supplement, especially when it comes to prostate cancer risk and heart health.

17 Nov 2019 2019 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions

Bionic pacemaker slows progression of heart failure

Findings give hope for heart failure patients and may revolutionise the future design of cardiac pacemakers.

14 Nov 2019 The Journal of Physiology

3D printing, bioinks create implantable blood vessels

A modified triple-coaxial 3D cell printing technique allows fabrication of multilayer blood vessels that have the unique biomolecules needed to transform into functional blood vessels when they are implanted.

22 Oct 2019 Applied Physics Reviews

Neurons’ response to seizure-induced stress reduces seizure severity

Study in mice shows that the endoplasmic reticulum stress response helps tamp down brain activity.

26 Sep 2019 PLOS Genetics

Reconfigurable electronics show promise for wearable, implantable devices

Flexible, stretchable electronics that can change size and shape dynamically are poised to open doors to innovation in state-of-the-art biomedical implants and soft robotics.

10 Sep 2019 Applied Physics Letters

A swifter way towards 3D-printed organs

Sacrificial ink-writing technique allows 3D printing of large, vascularized human organ building blocks.

6 Sep 2019 Science Advances

How texture deceives the moving finger

The researchers explore the basis for this tactile illusion and show that texture-dependent speed perception is determined by the responses of a specific type of nerve fiber in the skin.

27 Aug 2019 PLOS Biology

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