Human Skeletal Stem Cell FoundHuman Skeletal Stem Cell Found
Human Skeletal Stem Cell Found
Researchers recovered the cells that give rise to bone and cartilage from fetal and adult bone marrow and also derived them from induced pluripotent stem cells.
Human Skeletal Stem Cell Found
Human Skeletal Stem Cell Found

Researchers recovered the cells that give rise to bone and cartilage from fetal and adult bone marrow and also derived them from induced pluripotent stem cells.

Researchers recovered the cells that give rise to bone and cartilage from fetal and adult bone marrow and also derived them from induced pluripotent stem cells.

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Children Receive Bespoke, Lab-Grown Ears
Children Receive Bespoke, Lab-Grown Ears
Kerry Grens | Jan 30, 2018
The tissue, grown on a 3-D scaffold and seeded from the kids’ own cells, was transplanted to correct deformities in their cartilage.
Image of the Day: Deep Sea Fangs
Image of the Day: Deep Sea Fangs
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2017
Scientists are taking a close look at fish skeletons for inspiration to solve engineering problems. 
Tissue Engineering Technique Gets FDA Nod
Tissue Engineering Technique Gets FDA Nod
Joshua A. Krisch | Dec 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.
Painting Pseudoscience
Painting Pseudoscience
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 1, 2014
Johns Hopkins University Chemist Larry Principe discusses his favorite alchemy painting, the topic of this month’s Foundations.
Medical 3-D Printing’s Frontiers
Medical 3-D Printing’s Frontiers
Kate Yandell | Aug 22, 2013
Layer-by-layer manufacturing techniques could help re-make human body parts, or produce entirely new biocompatible machines.
Lab-Grown Ear
Lab-Grown Ear
Kate Yandell | Aug 1, 2013
Scientists used a titanium wire framework to help ears made from collagen and sheep cartilage cells maintain their shape.
Cellular Salve
Cristina Luiggi | Jul 8, 2011
Ivan Martin talks about the promise of using cell-based therapies to regenerate joint cartilage.
Skeleton Keys
Lewis Wolpert | May 14, 2011
There are a surprising number of unknowns about how our limbs come to be symmetrical.