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medicinePlatelet coated stem cells Could Offer Targeted Heart Repair

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Although cardiac stem cell therapy is a promising treatment for heart attack patients, directing the cells to the site of an injury – and getting them to stay there – remains challenging. In a new pilot study using an animal …

futureUS Army improving the regrowth of bone, muscle and skin

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US Army researchers are using fillers to bridge the gap in damaged bones, hoping to figuratively bridge the gap between current regenerative techniques and the ideal: people regrowing lost limbs. Stephanie Shiels with the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, …

agingAgex to develop powerful regenerative and anti-aging treatments

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AgeX Therapeutics, Inc. is a biotechnology company formed in 2017 as a subsidiary of BioTime, Inc (NYSE MKT: BTX). Its mission is to apply technology related to cell immortality and pluripotency to human aging and age-related disease. The Company’s technology …

medicineEngineered Stem Cells repaired spinal cords in 5 out of 12 Rats

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Engineered human stem cells have been used to enable paraplegic rats to walk independently and regain sensory perception. The implanted rats had some healing in their spinal cords. Led by Dr. Shulamit Levenberg, of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, the …

futureTissue engineering, replacement organs and regenerative medicine are getting friendlier regulations

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The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) is rolling out a new “regulatory framework” aimed at encouraging and speeding legitimate development of regenerative therapies. The FDA intends to promote the “least burdensome” rules for companies big and small that are seeking …

materials‘Origami organs’ can potentially regenerate tissues

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Northwestern Medicine scientists and engineers have invented a range of bioactive “tissue papers” made of materials derived from organs that are thin and flexible enough to even fold into an origami bird. The new biomaterials can potentially be used to …

futureBreakthrough for the generation of fully functional skin tissue and other tissues will follow

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PolarityTE™, Inc. (NASDAQ: COOL) today announced pre-clinical results demonstrating that the Company’s lead product, SkinTE™, regenerated full-thickness, organized skin and hair follicles in third degree burn wounds. The findings represent the first known successful regeneration of skin and hair in …

medicineArtificial Intelligence technical talent with F-you money do not hesitate to say F-you and leave for their own startups

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For the past year, Google’s car project has been a talent sieve, thanks to leadership changes, strategy doubts, new startup dreams and rivals luring self-driving technology experts. Also, key talent had enough accumulated compensation so that they were no longer …

medicineResearchers Reverse Hall Coefficient – Medieval Mail Armor Inspired Development of Metamaterial with Novel Properties

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Scientists of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), however, were inspired by medieval mail armor when producing a new metamaterial with novel properties. They succeeded in reversing the Hall coefficient of a material. The Hall effect is the occurrence of a …

medicineSideArm Catches Full-Size Unmanned Aerial System Flying at Full Speed

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Few scenes capture the U.S. Navy’s prowess as effectively as the rapid-fire takeoff and recovery of combat jets from the deck of an aircraft carrier. The ability to carry air power anywhere in the world, and both launch those aircraft …