In 2014, Chuck Lee of Bothell, Washington, was among seven subjects in a clinical trial of a “Wearable Artificial Kidney.” The proof-of-concept dialysis device was an exciting idea for patients like Lee who have irreversible kidney failure and w
There's no clear reason why, but cases of kidney stones are increasing. It's an experience that one Seattle man knows well: Guillermo Gomez has passed more than 250 kidney stones since he was in high school.
UPDATE: The tissue chips were launch to the International Space Station May 4. The SpaceX Dragon was captured and berthed on the International Space Station May 6. The scheduled return of the tissue chips to Earth is Jun