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LyGenesis raises $4m ahead of Phase 2a trials

New money for technology that uses lymph nodes as bioreactors to regrow functioning organs. LyGenesis, a biotechnology company focused on organ regeneration, announced that it...

World first: inter-connected organs grown in the lab

Scientists use stem cells to grow set of inter-connected human mini liver, pancreas and biliary ducts organs. Imagine doing a jigsaw while wearing a blindfold....

Exclusive profile: LyGenesis and growing ectopic organs

The University of Pittsburgh spinout that is set to take over the tissue replacement market, one mini-organ at a time So your organs are failing?...

Has bioprinting hit a jam?

A first-mover in lab-printed tissues has halted its lead-program and cut back on staff. What does this mean for the bioprinting market? Last Wednesday, the 3D-bioprinting...

Life extension springboard as Japan approves experiments on human-animal embryos

Lifting of ban on controversial research opens crucial avenue for organ transplantation industry, but bioethicists call for a cautious approach. In what will come as...

Bio-ink breakthrough allows for 3D printing of life-extending tissues without scaffolding

Researchers create stem cell ‘ink’ that they hope will be used for regenerative medicine, drug screening and the study of developmental biology. Longevity.Technology: Even if...

3D-printed vascular system breakthrough is good news for increased lifespan

The next step is bio-printing vascular systems to integrate artificial organs. 3D Bio-printing is the newest trend which aims to fill the lack of available...

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The Longevity Week: Addressing global Longevity

A packed week of multidisciplinary events with a global focus on the Longevity challenge. One year ago, the first Longevity Forum event was held in...

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