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TS Picks: June 15, 2015

By Tracy Vence | June 15, 2015

Memory-based dietary assessments; organs-on-a-chip; scientists in Italy accused of spreading plant pathogen

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Growing Human Guts in Mice

By Jef Akst | January 12, 2015

Researchers make more progress toward growing human intestines in mice, paving the way for better models of intestinal function and failure.

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Stem-Cell Scientist Dies

By Tracy Vence | August 5, 2014

Yoshiki Sasai, a prominent organogenesis researcher who was a coauthor on two retracted stem cell studies, has died of apparent suicide at 52, officials say.

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Rats Receive Lab-Grown Esophagi

By Tracy Vence | April 16, 2014

Researchers successfully transplant engineered esophagi into living rats.

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Lab-Grown Kidney Buds

By Tracy Vence | November 19, 2013

Using human stem cells, investigators from the U.S. and Spain generate functional ureteric buds.

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Opinion: I Want My Kidney

By Shipra Agrawal | November 7, 2013

With the advent of xenotransplantation, tissues made from cell-seeded scaffolds, and 3-D-printing, custom-made organs must be right around the corner.

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Week in Review: September 30–October 4

By Tracy Vence | October 4, 2013

Scientists feel the shutdown’s sting; dogs comprehend human cues; lab-grown secretory glands; whether online comments help or hurt science

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Replacement Secretory Glands

By Tracy Vence | October 1, 2013

Researchers have engineered functional, lab-grown precursors to salivary and tear glands, successfully connecting them to ducts and nerves in mice.

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Associate Professor, Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco. Age: 45

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