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Dramatic advances in the fields of biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, genetics, biomedical engineering and materials science have given rise to the remarkable new cross-disciplinary field of tissue engineering. Tissue engineering uses synthetic or naturally derived, engineered biomaterials to replace damaged or defective tissues, such as bone, skin, and even organs.
Combination of 2-Photon 3D-printer and bioink allows precise, direct printing of living cells

Combination of 2-Photon 3D-printer and bioink allows precise, direct printing of living cells

New technique can make X-rays more efficient at diagnosing bone and other injuries

New technique can make X-rays more efficient at diagnosing bone and other injuries

New bioprinting process uses ultrashort peptides to print hydrogel scaffolds

New bioprinting process uses ultrashort peptides to print hydrogel scaffolds

New tissue implant could benefit athletes sidelined with common shoulder injury

New tissue implant could benefit athletes sidelined with common shoulder injury

A new hydrogel for treatment and recovery of muscle injuries

A new hydrogel for treatment and recovery of muscle injuries

Researchers make a breakthrough in the quest for an AMD cure

Researchers make a breakthrough in the quest for an AMD cure

Scientists use specially designed gold nanoparticles to 'seek out' bone stem cells

Scientists use specially designed gold nanoparticles to 'seek out' bone stem cells

Antibody for uterine sensitization associated gene-1 can stimulate tooth growth in mice

Antibody for uterine sensitization associated gene-1 can stimulate tooth growth in mice

Scientists develop series of heart valve replacements to implant host cells into lambs

Scientists develop series of heart valve replacements to implant host cells into lambs

Lab-created heart valves implanted in young lambs can grow with the animal

Lab-created heart valves implanted in young lambs can grow with the animal

Novel computer-guided design tool helps increase the efficiency of cell conversions

Novel computer-guided design tool helps increase the efficiency of cell conversions

Cats with chronic kidney disease may help inform treatment for humans in future

Cats with chronic kidney disease may help inform treatment for humans in future

New technology may lead to 3D-printed tissues and organs

New technology may lead to 3D-printed tissues and organs

Comet supercomputer reveals the mechanical process of cancer growth

Comet supercomputer reveals the mechanical process of cancer growth

Researchers develop shape memory polymer to understand the development of heart disease

Researchers develop shape memory polymer to understand the development of heart disease

New 4D hydrogels may help develop tissues that closely resemble their natural counterparts

New 4D hydrogels may help develop tissues that closely resemble their natural counterparts

New hydrogel-based materials show promise for tissue engineering

New hydrogel-based materials show promise for tissue engineering

Researchers create high throughput arrays of miniaturized 3D tumor models

Researchers create high throughput arrays of miniaturized 3D tumor models

A promising strategy to improve functional capacity of damaged muscle

A promising strategy to improve functional capacity of damaged muscle

Researchers develop a better solution to treat short bowel syndrome

Researchers develop a better solution to treat short bowel syndrome