Growing organoids uncovers how cells become organs

Tiny sensors are embedded into stretchable, integrated mesh that grows with the developing tissue, allowing scientists to track how cells grow into organs.

Leah Burrows | Aug. 16, 2019 | harvard
~3 mins   

Tags: science-technology basic-research charles-m-lieber cyborg-organoids jia-liu john-a-paulson-school-of-engineering-and-applied-sciences leah-burrows nano-letters organoids

Harvard researchers present nanowire devices update

A new technique speeds creation of nanowire devices, boosting research into what’s happening inside cells.

Caitlin McDermott-Murphy | July 2, 2019 | harvard
~7 mins   

Tags: science-technology anqi-zhang artificial-intelligence brain charles-m-lieber chemistry medical-technology nanotechnology nature-nanotechnology

Harvard: Neuronlike brain implants may help treat disease, mental illness

Harvard scientists have created brain implants so similar to neurons that they actually encourage tissue regeneration in animal models. They may one day be used to help treat neurological diseases, brain damage, and even mental illness.

Caitlin McDermott-Murphy | March 12, 2019 | harvard
~7 mins   

Tags: science-technology brain-implant brain-probe charles-m-lieber neue neuron neuronlike xiao-yang

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