A new study revealed that wounds sustained during the day heal 60 percent faster than those sustained at night. Researchers say the finding can help doctors find effective wound-healing drugs and also improve surgery.
Medicine November 10, 2017
The technology Tissue Nanotransfection can repair injured legs with just one touch. Treatment takes less than a second and does not have any known side effects. Here's how it works.
Biotech August 8, 2017
Scientists grew a functional heart tissue in a lab made from donated, scrapped donor hearts. During the electrical stimulation in the tissue analysis, the grown heart tissue demonstrated functional contraction as a response.
LIFE March 14, 2016
A team of scientists in California successfully changed the hardwiring of certain human skin cells to make it produce insulin. The experiment could possibly help patients with Type 2 diabetes, experts said.
LIFE January 15, 2016
Scientists at Saarland University in Germany have discovered that the thinning of astronauts' skin during their stay in space could potentially be caused by a sudden increase in collagen production in their skin and the shrinking of the living cells of their epidermis.
LIFE July 23, 2015