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The organs showed neural activity for up to 36 hours, adding fuel to discussions about the ethics of future neuroscientific research.

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Image of the Day: Tumor Organoids

By The Scientist Staff | April 11, 2018

Miniature versions of bladder cancers could help physicians identify personalized treatment options for patients.

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Caught on Camera

By The Scientist Staff | April 1, 2018

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The artificially motorized cells may one day help fight cancers in the female reproductive tract.

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Testing treatments on mini tumors may save time in identifying which therapies work best, a new study shows.   

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Image of the Day: Muscle Bouquet 

By The Scientist Staff | January 16, 2018

Lab-grown muscle stem cells from mice mimic the formation of muscle fibers in vivo. 

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Researchers Create Hair-Growing Skin Organoids

By Catherine Offord | January 3, 2018

The mini-organs reproduce the two cell layers present in mouse skin and the development of hair follicles, providing a potential model for skin and hair research.

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2017 Top 10 Innovations

By The Scientist Staff | December 1, 2017

From single-cell analysis to whole-genome sequencing, this year’s best new products shine on many levels.

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More-sophisticated structures lend new insight into how Zika attacks the developing brain.

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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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