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Purdue researchers, led by Luis Solorio, have developed a 3D-written model that created a lifelike cancer environment to better predict how drugs interact with metastasized cells. Findings were published in Advanced Materials.

International researchers have developed a computer tool capable of proving a 3D view of genes, proteins and metabolites for improved insight into drug reactions. Findings were published in Nature Biotechnology.

Researchers from the University of British Columbia Okanagan in Canada have developed a wearable sensor for improved monitoring and interrupting of human motion with the aim of improving wearable technology for muscle movement, heart rate and biological signals. Findings were published in Journal of Sensors and Actuators A: Physical.

Scientists from NUST MISIS have developed “living bandages” created from nanofibers that are capable of accelerating the regeneration of damaged tissue. Findings are published in Applied Surface Science.

Scientists at Imperial College London have developed and tested an organ-on-a-chip showing how pathogens like hepatitis B interact with artificial human organs. Findings were published in Nature Communications.


Recent Headlines

Researchers make 2 discoveries as ingestible capsule finishes human trials

Researchers from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, have completed the first human trials using a gas-sensing swallowable capsule. The team made two separate discoveries that could improve research into gastrointestinal disorders. Findings are published in Nature Electronics.

Algorithm reduces side effects of radiation therapy, sustains standard of care

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed an algorithm for cancer patients receiving radiotherapy that could reduce side effects while maintaining efficacy. Findings were published in Physics in Medicine & Biology.

Gamification of physiotherapy could improve patient outcomes

Patients who played gamified versions of rehabilitation exercises experienced high levels of enjoyment while achieving improved functional performance, according to a study published in JMIR Serious Games.

Researchers develop implant for type 1 diabetes management

A Cornell University led research team has developed an implantable device that delivers islet cells for the management of type 1 diabetes, according to a study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Researchers develop heroin vaccine to fight the opioid crisis

Researchers with the U.S. Military HIV Research Program have developed an experimental heroin vaccine capable of preventing the drug from passing the blood-brain barrier in mice. Findings were published in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry.

Adding music therapy to depression treatment improves outcomes

Adding music therapy to conventional depression treatments could improve patient outcomes, according to a study published in Cochrane Library.

Engineers develop tag capable of measuring vital signs using radio waves

Engineers from Cornell University have developed a microchip “tag” capable of collecting vital signs form a distance using radio frequency signals. The method is outlined in a study published in Nature Electronics.

Researchers ID protein key in creating an artificial ovary

Belgian researchers have identified a protein formulation that mimics the structure and rigidity of the natural lining in a women’s ovaries, a breakthrough for women with infertility or cancer patients who had radiation or chemotherapy treatments. Findings are published in the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics.

Researchers use 3D printing to develop personalized artificial organs

Researchers from the University of Minnesota used 3D printing to build lifelike artificial organ models that mimic the look, structure, mechanical properties and feel of human organs. Findings were published in Advanced Materials Technologies.

Elderly patients increase gray matter after playing Super Mario

Elderly patients who played 3D-platform games such as Nintendo's Super Mario 64 saw improvements in short-term memory and an increase in gray matter in the brain, according to a study published in PLOS ONE.