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Some Children with COVID-19 or MIS-C Face Kidney Injury: Study
The link between SARS-CoV-2 and potential stress to kidneys is unclear, but damage to the organs has been documented in adults with COVID-19 too.
Some Children with COVID-19 or MIS-C Face Kidney Injury: Study
Some Children with COVID-19 or MIS-C Face Kidney Injury: Study

The link between SARS-CoV-2 and potential stress to kidneys is unclear, but damage to the organs has been documented in adults with COVID-19 too.

The link between SARS-CoV-2 and potential stress to kidneys is unclear, but damage to the organs has been documented in adults with COVID-19 too.

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Researchers Succeed in Keeping Disembodied Pig Brains Alive
Catherine Offord | May 1, 2018 | 2 min read
The organs showed neural activity for up to 36 hours, adding fuel to discussions about the ethics of future neuroscientific research.
Researchers Turn to Implantable Robots to Regenerate Tissue
Shawna Williams | May 1, 2018 | 4 min read
The devices, which could one day treat children with esophageal atresia and short bowel, were recently tested in pigs.
Is the Interstitium Really a New Organ?
Abby Olena, PhD | Mar 28, 2018 | 4 min read
A study confirms that the spaces between cells are fluid-filled, rather than tightly packed with connective tissue, but pathologists say the findings’ implications remain to be seen.
Image of the Day: Cold Hearted 
The Scientist Staff and The Scientist Staff | Jan 22, 2018 | 1 min read
Cardiologists have found a way to cool the human heart in a localized way to help reduce muscle damage from heart attacks. 
The Industry of Bodies Donated for Science Lacks Oversight: Investigations
Katarina Zimmer | Dec 27, 2017 | 2 min read
Reuters sheds light on the largely unregulated trade of human body parts taken from human cadavers donated for science. 
Image of the Day: Beetle Penis 
The Scientist Staff and The Scientist Staff | Dec 22, 2017 | 1 min read
Scientists look to a leaf beetle’s genitals for lessons on improving catheter strength.  
Image of the Day: Goo for Growing Organoids
The Scientist Staff and The Scientist Staff | Oct 24, 2017 | 1 min read
Scientists engineered a synthetic, nutrient-rich gel that feeds growing organoids as they mature from human pluripotent stem cells into 3-D bowels.
Image of the Day: Heart Shapes
The Scientist Staff | Sep 29, 2017 | 1 min read
High-resolution MRI reveals that human fetal hearts rapidly develop their major structures within a four-day period.
Engineered Human Liver Tissue Grows in Mice
Anna Azvolinsky | Jul 19, 2017 | 3 min read
Tissue “seeds” made up of three cell types and patterned onto a scaffold develop into complex structures with some organ function, researchers show.
Will Organs-in-a-Dish Ever Replace Animal Models?
Tanya Lewis | Jul 19, 2016 | 4 min read
Increasingly sophisticated tissue organoids can model many aspects of disease, but animal studies retain a fundamental role in research, scientists say. 
Mini-Kidneys from Stem Cells
Jef Akst | Oct 7, 2015 | 2 min read
Researchers grow kidney-like structures from human induced pluripotent stem cells.
Growing Human Guts in Mice
Jef Akst | Jan 12, 2015 | 1 min read
Researchers make more progress toward growing human intestines in mice, paving the way for better models of intestinal function and failure.
Top 10 Innovations 2014
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2014 | 10+ min read
The list of the year’s best new products contains both perennial winners and innovative newcomers.
Rats Receive Lab-Grown Esophagi
Tracy Vence | Apr 16, 2014 | 1 min read
Researchers successfully transplant engineered esophagi into living rats.
Women Receive Lab-Grown Vaginas
Jef Akst | Apr 14, 2014 | 2 min read
Doctors implant custom-made organs, built from a tissue sample and a biodegradable scaffold, into four female patients born with underdeveloped or missing vaginas.
Printing 3-D Skeletons
Kate Yandell | Apr 2, 2013 | 1 min read
Plastic bones and organs based on CT scans could educate students or prepare surgeons to perform complicated operations.
All In Proportion
Savraj S. Grewal | Mar 1, 2013 | 1 min read
Drosophila insulin-like peptides (dILPs) regulate part of the signaling pathway that helps keep organs growing in proportion during development.
Instant Messaging
Savraj S. Grewal | Mar 1, 2013 | 9 min read
During development, communication between organs determines their relative final size.
Icing Organs
Megan Scudellari | Feb 1, 2013 | 10+ min read
Why scientists are so near and yet so far from being able to cryopreserve organs
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