3-D printing
First Organ-Specific Tissue Sheets
First Organ-Specific Tissue Sheets
Ashley Yeager | Aug 9, 2017
The material is durable, flexible, and can serve as a scaffold for cell growth, a study shows.
Mice Successfully Reproduce with 3-D Printed Ovaries
Mice Successfully Reproduce with 3-D Printed Ovaries
Bob Grant | May 16, 2017
Researchers have constructed prosthetic female reproductive organs and implanted them in mice, some of which conceived and gave birth to live young.
Image of the Day: Missing Pieces
Image of the Day: Missing Pieces
The Scientist Staff | May 12, 2017
Researchers made a 3-D reconstruction of one of neurobiology's most famous brains—that of Henry Gustav Molaison (HM).
Flavor Savors
Flavor Savors
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jan 1, 2016
Odors experienced via the mouth are essential to our sense of taste.
Hip to be Square
Hip to be Square
Amanda B. Keener | Jul 6, 2015
Scientists use 3-D printing and computer modeling to demonstrate the advantages of the seahorse’s non-cylindrical tail.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Amanda B. Keener | Jul 6, 2015
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
<em>The Scientist</em> on The Pulse, March 21
The Scientist on The Pulse, March 21
Kerry Grens | Mar 24, 2014
Big Bang ripples, ancient moss revived, and lab-made heart tissue
Opinion: I Want My Kidney
Opinion: I Want My Kidney
Shipra Agrawal | Nov 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.
Week in Review: October 7–11
Week in Review: October 7–11
Jef Akst | Oct 11, 2013
Nobels awarded for vesicle trafficking and computational chemistry; building 3-D microbial communities; mislabeled microbes cause retractions
Building 3-D Microbial Communities
Building 3-D Microbial Communities
Jef Akst | Oct 7, 2013
Researchers apply a 3-D printing technique to structure populations of bacteria in a three-dimensional environment.