Tissue/Organ

One small step for 3D-bioprinting, one giant leap for Longevity

European Space Agency advances tissue replacement by using 3D-bioprinting in space. Organs and tissue become diseased, aged or dysfunctional and replacements are needed for extension...

Revolutionary nanomaterial heals damage after heart attack giving life extension hope

Prototype therapy transforms the body's inflammatory response into a catalyst for healing. Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois and the University of California in San...

Totally artificial heart implant extends life in research breakthrough

Risks of leaving a diseased heart in situ are eliminated after US university team's artificial heart breakthrough. An artificial device implanted in the chest of...

Pig heart transplants move nearer to human testing

Baboon survives for six months after ground-breaking pig heart transplant. Pig hearts engineered to prevent any dangerous immune reaction in the recipient have been used...

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Insurer puts down £20m to research an aging rethink

A new partnership between Legal & General and Edinburgh University aims to address the societal and economic implications of an aging society. The world is...

23andMe redundancies: DNA test market decline?

Could layoffs at 23andMe be a sign that the consumer appetite for genetic testing is declining? We expect consumer markets to transition to more...

Singapore agetech – ones to watch in 2020

Singapore thrives on its prime location at the crossroads of Asia's biggest markets, low business tax and great IT infrastructure; it is well-positioned to...

Innovating organ-on-chip to accelerate research

BIOFABICS brings custom design tools to biofabrication. While still in its infancy, organ-on-chip (OOC) technology is quickly becoming a key growth segment in the Longevity...

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