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Scientists grow perfect human blood vessels in a petri dish

Breakthrough technology advances research of vascular diseases like diabetes Scientists have managed to grow perfect human blood vessels as organoids in a petri dish for the first time. The breakthrough engineering technology, outlined in a new study published today in Nature, dramatically advances research of vascular diseases like diabetes, identifying a key pathway to potentially prevent… Read More »

Medical News Today: Scientists design 'smart' wound healing technique

New research, published in the journal Advanced Materials, paves the way for “a new generation of materials that actively work with tissues to drive [wound] healing.” Recent advances in wound healing techniques enahnce the body’s ability to regenerate. As more and more surgical procedures are performed in the United States, the number of surgical site… Read More »

Why Are Scientists So Upset About the First Crispr Babies?

A Chinese scientist recently claimed he had produced the world’s first gene-edited babies, setting off a global firestorm. If true — the scientist has not yet published data that would confirm it — his actions would be a sensational breach of international scientific conventions. Although gene editing holds promise to potentially correct dangerous disease-causing mutations… Read More »