This “skin on a chip” bioreactor can help researchers study and treat keloid disease and other forms of extreme scarring.
Researchers have succeeded in growing heart muscle tissue on a substrate made from 3D-printed, bioengineered spider silk. The results show promise for the production of functional heart tissue for improving cardiac function after heart attacks and strokes.
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A new wound dressing fights infection and uses human cells to regrow tissue without scarring.
From heart patches to micromotors that deliver medicine directly to the stomach lining, new materials are being bioengineered to heal the body.
Mechanical engineers have the know-how to push back the boundaries of cryopreservation of human tissues.
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have combined a muscle from a sea slug’s mouth as well as bundles of its neurons and nerves with flexible 3D printed components to build biohybrid robots that inches forward.
Engineering software helps design and machine human bone for transplantation.