artificial organs
Artificial Trachea Researcher Found Guilty of Misconduct
Artificial Trachea Researcher Found Guilty of Misconduct
Bob Grant | May 21, 2015
An independent investigator says that the surgeon misrepresented the truth in papers about artificial trachea transplants.
Organ Engineer Cleared of Some Misconduct Charges
Organ Engineer Cleared of Some Misconduct Charges
Bob Grant | Apr 16, 2015
An investigation has found the thoracic surgeon who transplanted artificial tracheae into patients not guilty of overhyping his research.
Influential Tissue Engineering Researcher Dies
Influential Tissue Engineering Researcher Dies
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 16, 2014
Dame Julia Polak, who pioneered lung tissue engineering techniques, has passed away at age 75.
Your Brain on Art
Your Brain on Art
Mary Beth Aberlin | Apr 30, 2014
A new scientific discipline investigates the neurology underlying the experience and the creation of beauty.
<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
Get a Whiff of This
Kerry Grens | Aug 31, 2012
Can electronic noses come close to the real thing?
Replacement Parts
Ed Yong | Jul 31, 2012
To cope with a growing shortage of hearts, livers, and lungs suitable for transplant, some scientists are genetically engineering pigs, while others are growing organs in the lab.
Bio-engineered Jellyfish Swim
Hayley Dunning | Jul 22, 2012
Researchers create a swimming jellyfish mimic by reverse-engineering the creature's pumping action, paving the way for new methods of engineering replacement organs.