Mice Born from 3D Printed Ovaries Could Lead to More Fertility Options

In Illinois, Northwestern University researchers created 3D printed ovaries and placed them in lab mice that were able to ovulate, get pregnant and give...

Algae Fabric Dye Makes Clothing Change Color in Sunlight

In India, clothing designers and students at the JD Institute of Fashion Technology are using algae to make their clothing designs stand out from...

Denmark Launches National Genome Center and Personalized Medicine Initiative for Improved Healthcare for Danish...

In Denmark, the government will spend about DKK100 million or $14.2 million over the next three years on expanding personalized medicine and genomic data...

Who Owns the Cow Genome? The Battle Continues in Australia’s Legal System

In Australia, the legal fight continues over cow genes between Cargill USA and Branhaven LLC versus Meat and Livestock Australia and Dairy Australia, associations...

STEM In Schools Reach New Level with DNA Sequencing Brought to 7th Graders

In New York, 12 and 13 year olds get to try their hand at DNA sequencing during science class for the first time thanks...

Biomaterial Bone Graft Used for First Time in U.S. for Knee Surgery

In California, for the first time in the U.S., a surgeon used a pliable biomaterial in a bone graft for a knee fusion procedure....

Cellink Expanding to China for Bioink 3D Printing of Human Tissue

In Sweden, Cellink is using bioink and 3D printing technology to create biomaterial structures with living cells. Long are the days of waiting on...

Tropical Herbs Could Hold Key As Latest Discovery in Breast Cancer Treatment

In Malaysia, University of Malaya researchers found that four species of a tropical and subtropical herb called Phyllanthus, can offer hope for breast cancer...

Society for Biomaterials Awards 2017 Founders Award to University of Chicago Professor

In Chicago, Jeffrey Hubbell, a Professor of Molecular Engineering Innovation and Enterprise at the University of Chicago, received the Society for Biomaterials’ 2017 Founders...

New CEO for Biomaterials Medical Device Company Oligo Medic

In Canada, Oligo Medic, a medical device company that develops biomaterials for regenerative medicine and is known for JointRep for cartilage treatment in body...

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