In spite of being 80 percent water, cartilage is tough stuff. Now, a synthetic material can pack even more H2O without compromising on strength.
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White blood cells get busy taking out the trash – it could be a lifesaver when the immune system goes haywire.
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U-M researchers have devised a process that can grow hundreds of cultured cancer cell masses, called spheroids, from just a few tumor cells derived from a patient.
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An in-depth look at the work of T-cells, the body’s bacteria killers, could provide a roadmap to effective drug treatments.
A new process can print multiple medications onto a single dissolvable strip, microneedle patch or other surface.
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A breast cancer clinical trial relies on a hydrodynamic maze to capture cancer stem cells from patient blood.
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Scar tissue left over from heart attacks creates dead zones that don’t beat. Bioengineered patches could fix that.
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