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Stem Cell Implants Improve Monkeys’ Grip After Spinal Cord Injury
Ashley Yeager | Feb 26, 2018
Thousands of axons grew from the transplants and connected to damaged primate tissue, the first such demonstration in primates.
Skin Graft-based Gene Therapy Treats Diabetes in Mice
Shawna Williams | Aug 4, 2017
A small patch of engineered cells makes an enzyme that stimulates insulin release.
Penis Transplant a Success
Kerry Grens | Mar 16, 2015
Surgeons expect an organ donor’s penis given to a man who lost his in a botched circumcision to become fully functional.
Jef Akst | Jun 3, 2014
A Pennsylvania man has been charged with stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of human skin from a biotechnology company.
Lab-Grown Muscle Self-Repairs
Kerry Grens | Apr 8, 2014
Implanted into mice, lab-reared muscle made from stem cells can heal itself after an injury.
Retinal Cells Printed by Inkjet
Kerry Grens | Dec 19, 2013
Scientists demonstrate how to print healthy rat retinal cells.
FDA Approves New Gum Grafts
Sabrina Richards | Mar 14, 2012
A new gum graft technique promises to give patients with receding gums a less-painful surgical alternative.