Synthetic tissue can repair hearts, muscles, and vocal cords

Combining knowledge of chemistry, physics, biology, and engineering, scientists from McGill University developrd a biomaterial tough enough to repair the heart, muscles, and vocal cords, representing a major advance in regenerative medicine......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgNov 30th, 2021

Tiny electric generators could accelerate wound healing

Tiny dressings that generate electricity in response to movement could accelerate wound healing and tissue regeneration. Scientists in Taiwan reviewed the latest advances and potential applications of wound healing technology in the journal Science a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 2 min. ago

Intracellular supramolecular self-assembly regulates cellular function

Supramolecular self-assembly based on noncovalent interactions is considered as a key strategy for introducing intracellular synthetic biocompatible macromolecules. The synthetic macromolecules resemble the nature, behavior, and function of biomacrom.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 30 min. ago

Mass. lawmakers want to tweak connected car “right to repair” law

OEMs argue that the law as written creates a cybersecurity risk. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images/Aurich Lawson) Back in 2013, Massachusetts became the first state in the nation to pass a "right to repair" law that required carma.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

John Deere Hit With Class Action Lawsuit for Alleged Tractor Repair Monopoly

A class action lawsuit filed in Chicago has accused John Deere of running an illegal repair monopoly. Motherboard reports: The lawsuit alleged that John Deere has used software locks and restricted access to repair documentation and tools, making it.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Gogoro to build more Super GoStations in Taiwan and renovate repair shops

The battery-swapping network Powered by Gogoro Network, known as the PBGN alliance in Taiwan, has nearly 100,000 battery swaps available across more than two thousand battery-swapping stations in Taiwan. With stable growth in the battery network and.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Carmakers Launch Desperate Attempt To Delay Massachusetts Right-to-Repair Law

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Gizmodo: Major car manufacturers aren't giving up on their efforts to stymie Massachusetts' right to repair legislation. Less than two years after residents in the state voted in favor of updated right to repa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Plants rely on the CLASSY gene family to diversify their epigenomes

What determines how a cell's genome is regulated to ensure proper growth and development? Turns out, the parts of the genome that are turned on or off in each cell-type or tissue play a major role in this process. Now, a team at Salk has shown that t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 11th, 2022

Microsoft posts its own teardown and repair video for the Surface Laptop SE

Shareholders have pressured Microsoft to ramp-up its repairability efforts. Enlarge / Microsoft engineer Branden Cole disassembles the Surface Laptop SE step-by-step. (credit: Microsoft/YouTube) Usually when you want to see a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 10th, 2022

Can Synthetic Palm Oil Help Save the World’s Tropical Forests?

Harvesting this vegetable oil is a huge driver of deforestation. Numerous startups are taking up the daunting task of engineering it instead......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJan 8th, 2022

"Worst of CES" Awards Announced by Right-to-Repair/Privacy Advocates

The Register reports on a unique response to CES: Six right-to-repair advocates assembled on Friday morning to present's second annual Worst in Show Awards, a selection of the "the least private, least secure, least repairable, and least s.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 8th, 2022

Eternal Materials 4Q21 operation better than expected

Synthetic resin and electronic material maker Eternal Materials originally expected fourth-quarter 2021 consolidated revenues to slightly decrease sequentially due to off-season effects, but now expects a sequential increase, according to the company.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 7th, 2022

New Year"s science in space for a healthier life

Another year passes, and our muscles, bones, eyes and ears deteriorate as we age—even more so in space. Reactions in ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer's body after barely two months on the International Space Station are giving European scientists clue.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 6th, 2022

Synthetic gene circuits that improve stem cell quality

Because iPS cells can be made into just about any cell type in the body, they have great promise for cell therapies. One major problem, however, is that not all reprogramming cells successfully become iPS cells, resulting in an unwanted cell mixture......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 6th, 2022

Engineered nanomaterial captures off-target cancer drug to prevent tissue damage

Standard chemotherapies may efficiently kill cancer cells, but they also pose significant risks to healthy cells, resulting in secondary illness and a diminished quality of life for patients. To prevent the previously unavoidable damage, researchers,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 5th, 2022

Virtual 3D models of ammonite fossils show their muscles for first time

Also: Bringing a 400-million-year-old fossilized armored worm to virtual life. Enlarge (credit: Lesley Cherns et al.) Researchers created a highly detailed 3D model of a 365-million-year-old ammonite fossil from the Jurassic p.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 5th, 2022

Scientists design and construct minimized synthetic carbon fixation cycle

Scientists from the Institute of Microbiology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMCAS) recently reported a minimized synthetic carbon fixation cycle. The cycle only contains four biochemical reactions and is capable of condensing two molecules of c.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsDec 30th, 2021

Could we build a synthetic digestive system for Vision to make him more human?

Also: five Avengers serve as case studies to ponder aging trajectories for superheroes Enlarge / The birth of Vision in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Scientists have proposed a possible artificial digestive system for the synthezoid, altho.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 30th, 2021

Dorsal-ventral patterning mechanism provides insights into unique developmental mode and evolution of spiralians

The formation of the dorsal-ventral (DV) axis is one of the most important events during the early development of bilaterian animals. It is widely accepted that a conserved molecular logic (BMP2/4 and Chordin) regulates tissue differentiation along t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 28th, 2021

Development of a new tool which uses focused light to reduce cellular contractile force

Cell generated force plays essential roles in a wide range of biological processes, such as cell motility, cytokinesis, and tissue morphogenesis. In a study published in Nature Communications, a research team led by the Division of Quantitative Biolo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 28th, 2021

Developing tools to visualize DNA repair as never before

Each one of the trillions of cells that make up the human body suffers more than 10,000 DNA lesions every day. These injuries would be catastrophic if cells were unable to repair them, but a very delicate machinery that detects and repair genetic dam.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 28th, 2021