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Hydrogel Shown to Boost Beneficial Gut Microbes

Gut microbes

Tests with lab mice show a highly absorbent biocompatible gel promotes the growth of beneficial microbes associated with good metabolic health. . . . → Read More: Hydrogel Shown to Boost Beneficial Gut Microbes

Keeping Metal Objects and Tools in Best Condition

Here, we’re going to look at some of the steps you can take in caring for your own metal equipment. . . . → Read More: Keeping Metal Objects and Tools in Best Condition

Synthetic Antibodies to be Designed with Organoids

Lymph node organoid

A biotechnology enterprise plans to discover synthetic antibodies with 3-D printed lymph node tissue for future licensing to a pharma company. . . . → Read More: Synthetic Antibodies to be Designed with Organoids

New Industry, Academic Studies Arrive at Space Station

International Space Station

Several experiments from companies and academic labs arrived today at the International Space Station to test effects of microgravity and other conditions. . . . → Read More: New Industry, Academic Studies Arrive at Space Station

Pharma Company Licenses Protein Delivery Hydrogel

Gel sample

A drug maker acquired commercialization rights to an injectable hydrogel developed at a university lab that delivers proteins to repair diseased tissue. . . . → Read More: Pharma Company Licenses Protein Delivery Hydrogel

University Lab Licenses Printed Kidney Tissue Process

Kidney organoid with capillary

A start-up company is acquiring the rights to a stem cell and three-dimensional printing process to produce tissue needed by people with kidney failure. . . . → Read More: University Lab Licenses Printed Kidney Tissue Process

Start-Up Founders Demonstrate Amputated Tissue Regrowth

African clawed frog

Founders of a regenerative medicine company demonstrated a drug delivery device that helps regrow several tissue types on frogs’ amputated limbs. . . . → Read More: Start-Up Founders Demonstrate Amputated Tissue Regrowth

Bio-Based Material Shown to Aid Tendon Repair

Dusky Marion sea slug

Academic and industry researchers demonstrated in lab animals a tough material derived from natural sources that speeds repair of injured tendons. . . . → Read More: Bio-Based Material Shown to Aid Tendon Repair

Hydrogel Obesity Capsule Shown to Protect Gut Tissue

Bathroom scale

Lab tests show an ingestible hydrogel designed to encourage weight loss by acting like raw vegetables helps protect and regulate intestinal tissue. . . . → Read More: Hydrogel Obesity Capsule Shown to Protect Gut Tissue

Lab Demonstrates 3-D Printed Tissue, Blood Vessel Implant

Tobacco plants

A biomedical engineering team transplanted into a lab rat synthetic tissue with blood vessels made by three-dimensional printing. . . . → Read More: Lab Demonstrates 3-D Printed Tissue, Blood Vessel Implant