Printers and Organs: How 3-D Bioprinting Might End the Organ Donor Crisis
Jun30

Printers and Organs: How 3-D Bioprinting Might End the Organ Donor Crisis

In Brief Organ donation shortages are a critical issue around the world. 3-D bioprinting is a recent technology with great potential, particularly with the advancement of biomodeling. Ethical and legal considerations will need to accompany the progression of bioprinting techniques. On average, 20 Americans die each day due to challenges surrounding organ availability. Around the world, people with the economic means will even buy...

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Revolutionary Electronic Skin has Self-Healing Abilities
Jan21

Revolutionary Electronic Skin has Self-Healing Abilities

Self-healing skin makes regular appearances in entertainment media. But what about in real life? Researchers are developing a flexible electronic skin that can repair itself and is unaffected by water. From healthcare to robotics, this innovative material may soon bring an idea once considered pure fantasy to the real world. Check out the story for more details!

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Is Artificial Intelligence Smarter Than Your Doctor?
Jun18

Is Artificial Intelligence Smarter Than Your Doctor?

The technology in our world is constantly evolving, and recent developments suggest that Artifical Intelligence may be the next frontier of quick medical diagnosis.

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Healthy Gut, Healthy Brain… or Is It All in Your Head?
Apr23

Healthy Gut, Healthy Brain… or Is It All in Your Head?

We have trillions of bacteria living in our guts, but this isn’t a bad thing! In fact, these colonies of bacteria help stabilize our bodies. A recent study suggests that these bacteria can also help regulate behavioral disorders.

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Honeybees Stop Bacterial Invaders Naturally
Apr02

Honeybees Stop Bacterial Invaders Naturally

With growing concern for antibiotic-resistant bacteria, medical experts are looking for new ways to fight microbial invaders. Recent studies suggest that busy buzzing bees may hold an answer.

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Can Printing Organs Shorten Transplant Waiting Lists?
Feb05

Can Printing Organs Shorten Transplant Waiting Lists?

While the list of people who need organ and tissue transplants keeps growing, the rapid development of 3D printing technology may provide a solution to this issue, hopefully leading to a day with 100% organ availability.

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