There’s something almost alchemical going on at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine. Scientists there have genetically transformed skin cells into heart cells and used them to 3D print mini-organs that… 288 more words
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Human embryos are at the centre of a debate over the ethics of gene editing.
In a world first, Chinese scientists have reported editing the genomes of human embryos. 1,119 more words
The advancements seen within the field of 3D bioprinting are simply staggering. With numerous companies spending millions of dollars on advancing such technologies, we are in the early stages of what may be one of the most important medical revolutions of our time. 501 more words
In an article entitled “3D Printing with Nucleic Acid Adhesives” published in ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, researchers have successfully demonstrated an inexpensive process that according to the ACS article creates ” DNA-coated nanoparticles made of either polystyrene or polyacrylamide. 107 more words