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.

Read More
Are 9/11 Attacks Contributing to Increase in Cardiovascular Disease?
Jan02

Are 9/11 Attacks Contributing to Increase in Cardiovascular Disease?

There are numerous causes of cardiovascular disease. However, recently one group of researchers have found a link between the 9/11 attacks and the increased risk of heart problems.

Read More
Can Spider Silk Improve Hearing Aids?
Dec14

Can Spider Silk Improve Hearing Aids?

Applying past discoveries to new applications, researchers are experimenting with the Stokes Model to find new ways of improving hearing aid technology by using thin materials like spider silk.

Read More
The Quest for Safer Painkillers
Dec03

The Quest for Safer Painkillers

Researchers are exploring different approaches to reducing the addictive affects of opioids used for medical purposes.

Read More
Zinc-ing Outside the (Tissue) Box: Can Lozenges Help Fight Colds?
Oct16

Zinc-ing Outside the (Tissue) Box: Can Lozenges Help Fight Colds?

From runny noses to hacking coughs, the common cold is a yearly visitor that we all know too well. While an immediate cure has not been discovered yet, researchers are pointing to zinc acetate lozenges as a solution to expedite the recovery process.

Read More
The Proof Is in the Prolactin: Hormone Plays a Role in Maternal Behavior of Mice
May18

The Proof Is in the Prolactin: Hormone Plays a Role in Maternal Behavior of Mice

Mother’s Day may be over, but at cSw, we’re celebrating motherhood by looking at its scientific basis. Dr. Rosie Brown and her team of scientists have found that a hormone plays a key role in the maternal behavior of mice, and the proof is in the prolactin.

Read More