Image of the Day: Lumbar Support
Image of the Day: Lumbar Support
An experimental tissue engineering treatment that addresses damage at both the inner core and outer ring of sheep intervertebral discs improves spinal structure and function.
Image of the Day: Lumbar Support
Image of the Day: Lumbar Support

An experimental tissue engineering treatment that addresses damage at both the inner core and outer ring of sheep intervertebral discs improves spinal structure and function.

An experimental tissue engineering treatment that addresses damage at both the inner core and outer ring of sheep intervertebral discs improves spinal structure and function.

Tissue repair
Image of the Day: Enamel Repair
Image of the Day: Enamel Repair
Nicoletta Lanese | Sep 3, 2019
Scientists engineered a new material that could be developed for use in treating tooth decay.
Macrophages Are the Ultimate Multitaskers
Macrophages Are the Ultimate Multitaskers
Claire Asher | Sep 30, 2017
From guiding branching neurons in the developing brain to maintaining a healthy heartbeat, there seems to be no job that the immune cells can’t tackle.
Infographic: Macrophages Around the Body
Infographic: Macrophages Around the Body
Claire Asher | Sep 30, 2017
In addition to circulating in the blood as immune sentinels, macrophages play specialized roles in different organs around the body.
Image of the Day: Oculus Reparo
Image of the Day: Oculus Reparo
The Scientist Staff | Jul 10, 2017
Following an injury to a Drosophila pupal wing, macrophages swoop in, engulfing debris and aiding in the tissue regeneration process.