Biomedical Engineering

Pharma Turns to Gut for New Drugs

. by Douglas B. Clark
The past few years have been full of stories about how a number of serious conditions could be treated or cured by introducing certain bacteria to the digestive system. Now, a...

Skin Cream that Repairs DNA

. by Douglas B. Clark
The cosmetics industry has long touted creams that miraculously penetrate the skin to renew and invigorate, but generally speaking, the skin is a rather tough barrier that resists...

Printing A Human Kidney

. by Kent Harrington
Atala, whose team developed the first lab-grown organ, explains how his lab's 3-D printing technology is used to create human organs. In addition to the bladder that was...
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