Seven Days in Life

21 – 27 May 2018


human heart in jarNovoheart announces next generation of 'Human heart-in-a-jar' technology for advanced drug discovery
Novoheart today announced that the next generation of its ‘Human heart-in-a-jar’ technology – which makes up a key component of its comprehensive MyHeartTM Platform – will be unveiled for the first time at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research, held in Melbourne, Australia from 20-23 June, 2018. Find source



stroke cavity tissue research

Mice regrow brain tissue after stroke with bioengineered gel
In a first-of-its-kind finding, a new stroke-healing gel helped regrow neurons and blood vessels in mice with stroke-damaged brains. Replacement neurons, blood vessels fill in stroke cavity; gel provides scaffolding. Find source

cancer researchHow gut microbes are joining the fight against cancer
The intestinal microbiome seems to influence how well some cancer drugs work. But is the science ripe for clinical trials? Find source

human chicken-01 - CopyHybrid human–chicken embryos illuminate key developmental milestone
A new technique reveals the earliest stages of human development without the need for human embryos. Find source


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