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Image of the Day: Deep Sea Fangs

By | December 1, 2017

Scientists are taking a close look at fish skeletons for inspiration to solve engineering problems. 

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Tissue Engineering Technique Gets FDA Nod

By | December 15, 2016

The US Food and Drug Administration approves a device, seeded with a patient’s own cells, which can help repair damaged knee cartilage—a first for autologous cartilage technology.

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Painting Pseudoscience

By | September 1, 2014

Johns Hopkins University Chemist Larry Principe discusses his favorite alchemy painting, the topic of this month’s Foundations.

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Medical 3-D Printing’s Frontiers

By | August 22, 2013

Layer-by-layer manufacturing techniques could help re-make human body parts, or produce entirely new biocompatible machines.

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Lab-Grown Ear

By | August 1, 2013

Scientists used a titanium wire framework to help ears made from collagen and sheep cartilage cells maintain their shape.

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Cellular Salve

By | July 8, 2011

Ivan Martin talks about the promise of using cell-based therapies to regenerate joint cartilage.

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Skeleton Keys

By | May 14, 2011

There are a surprising number of unknowns about how our limbs come to be symmetrical.

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