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Tissue engineering

Future proofing: Anna Wynn, business development manager, Instron TERM, provides an insight into the future of healthcare and tissue engineered medical devices more

8 Aug 2014 11:58 Opinion

Astar Tissue

Source: A*Star.

An "organised" and innovative approach to 3D tissue engineering whereby cells are organised in hydrogel fibres has brought researchers in Singapore a step closer to viable organ implants. more

20 Aug 2013 10:51 Technology

The growth of human tissue outside the body is a mainstream area of scientific research. Polymers play a crucial role as materials for cell scaffolds which can be impregnated with stem cells during manufacture. 3D printing is used extensively. more

3 Apr 2013 15:39 Technology

Elecrtospun nanofibres are being used as scaffolds to synthetically grow tissue from stem cells for future implantation into the body. UK networking group and public funding vehicle NanoKTN has helped a UK company lead the way in this field. more

3 Apr 2013 11:34 News