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The goal is to house patients’ follicles in a specially designed tissue matrix and reinsert them after treatment.

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Image of the Day: Goo for Growing Organoids

By The Scientist Staff | October 24, 2017

Scientists engineered a synthetic, nutrient-rich gel that feeds growing organoids as they mature from human pluripotent stem cells into 3-D bowels.

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Tissue recipients were treated as “guinea pigs,” says investigation leader.

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Researchers have constructed prosthetic female reproductive organs and implanted them in mice, some of which conceived and gave birth to live young.

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Macchiarini Retracts Another Paper

By Bob Grant | March 22, 2017

The embattled thoracic surgeon blames his former employer, the Karolinska Institute, for losing data related to the retracted research.

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Top 10 Innovations 2016

By The Scientist Staff | December 1, 2016

This year’s list of winners celebrates both large leaps and small (but important) steps in life science technology.

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image: Artificial Ion Pump Mimics Neuronal Speed, Precision

Artificial Ion Pump Mimics Neuronal Speed, Precision

By Ben Andrew Henry | November 3, 2016

Researchers create an artificial nerve that could be the forerunner of neural prosthetics.

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The federal agency publishes a brief note alleging another ethical breach by former Karolinska Institute researcher Paolo Macchiarini.

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Colleagues of the surgeon under investigation distance themselves from a 2011 The Lancet study.

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Karolinska Lets Macchiarini Go

By Bob Grant | March 24, 2016

The embattled artificial organ researcher has been dismissed over the fallout from several misconduct allegations leveled against him.

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