Growing new human livers is a long-term goal of bioengineer Kelly Stevens as she studies this organ’s development.
New approaches will examine mechanical factors that could be interfering with liver’s usual ability to regenerate itself.
Researchers discover how to mitigate risk of arrhythmia after transplanting heart muscle cells in lab models.
Proteins engineered to form honeycomb structures can block uptake of receptors from the surface of cells.
"What if we could build a remote control for cells?" That was the wild idea Kelly Stevens and Daniel Corbett had.
In space, an astronaut's heart works harder, and that can lead to problems.
Biochemical reasons for lag times between conception and pregnancy in mice became clearer in a recent study
SIDS, or sudden infant death syndrome, can devastate families and leave them questioning what went wrong.
Newborns with this genetic mutation succumb suddenly to heart failure because they are unable to process milk.
A mix of cardiac muscle cells and outer heart wall cells, derived from stem cells, is tested in lab studies of heart-mending grafts