bioengineering

June 29, 2020

Intricate, laser-welded sugar networks dissolve to create pathways for blood in lab-grown tissues

January 22, 2020

The 3D microvessels can show how normal red blood cells squeeze through them, and malaria-infected cells become stalled.

October 14, 2019

Investigators hope leading-edge scientific studies will translate into therapies for difficult-to-treat skeletal muscle disorders, as well as heart muscle damage

August 19, 2019

Pilot clinical study shows viability of non-invasive, patient-specific computational approach to relieve heart arrhythmia.

A protein model
July 24, 2019

One idea for treating disease is to be able to program cells. Now, a major advance in synthetic biology allows for that kind of control that hasn't been seen before.

May 22, 2019

Findings at nanometer and millisecond scales may help improve design of therapies directed at motor proteins to rescue failing hearts.

Daniel Corbett holding a hydrogel
May 2, 2019

Bioengineers have cleared a major hurdle on the path to 3D printing replacement organs.

May 2, 2019

Bioprinted tissues with entangled vascular networks for air and blood are a major step toward 3D printing of replacement organs. 

October 4, 2017

To sustain engineered organs, the ability to generate vascular systems similar to parts of the body's own circulation will be critical. 

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