Scientists 3D-print a cube-shaped human liver tissue in a lab using live cells

Scientists 3D-print a cube-shaped human liver tissue using live cells that could treat future astronauts who will one day live on Mars and the moon American scientists grew human liver tissue in a lab using a 3D-printerThe team started by using 3D printing technologies to create gel-like moldsThis acted as a platform for the cells … Read more

US Army researchers are developing muscle-bound, Terminator-like war robots that have living tissue

Day of the cyborgs: US Army is developing muscle-bound, Terminator-like war robots that use LIVING TISSUE in place of actuators The Army Research Laboratory wants to grow living muscles for robotsThe team says the living tissue would replace actuators that hold jointsThis would give robots similar agility and versatility to biological systems The goal of this project … Read more

Health: ‘Virtual biopsies’ could replace invasive tissue sampling for cancer patients

‘Virtual biopsies’ that combine CT scans with ultrasound images could replace invasive tissue sampling for cancer patients, scientists claim Biopsies are given to cancer patients to map out the different cells in tumoursUnderstanding the makeup of a tumour is essential to treatment planning However, the need for biopsies must be balanced against the impact on patientsThe new … Read more

Study finds people with brown tissue less likely to develop chronic heart and metabolic disease 

Not all fat is created equal and some can actually help us combat several health conditions, a new study suggests. Scientists from Rockefeller University in New York City have discovered exactly how so-called brown fat benefits our health. Also known as brown adipose tissue, brown fat’s main role is to turn the food we eat … Read more

Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas cuddle cheek-to-cheek in tissue crowns as they enjoy Christmas crackers

Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas cuddle cheek-to-cheek in tissue crowns as they enjoy Christmas crackers By Paul Chavez For Dailymail.com Published: 06:13 GMT, 26 December 2020 | Updated: 06:13 GMT, 26 December 2020 Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas cuddled up while wearing hot pink paper crowns Friday as they enjoyed Christmas crackers together. English actress … Read more

Vatican gives green light to receive Covid vaccines based on research using tissue from abortions

Vatican declares it ‘morally acceptable’ for Catholics to receive Covid vaccines based on research that used tissue from abortions The Vatican said it received several requests for guidance on the Covid vaccinesVaccines have been prepared from cells derived from aborted fetusesThe Church said it is ‘morally acceptable’ to receive the Covid vaccines  By Associated Press … Read more

Litter ‘Stasi’ forces 82-year-old granny to pay £100 for a bit of tissue that fell from her bag

Litter wardens have sparked fury in a Royal borough for using ‘Stasi-like’ tactics to rack up fines by targeting innocent residents. Patrollers in Windsor slapped an 82-year-old with a £100 fine after a piece of tissue fell from her handbag as she rummaged for her keys. The privately hired snoopers – who have been dubbed … Read more

OCD drug improves coronavirus symptoms by helping stop the body from attacking own cells and tissue

OCD drug improves coronavirus symptoms by helping stop the body from attacking its own cells and tissues in ‘storms’ that can cause organ failure, study finds Fluvoxamine is a drug commonly used to treat patients with obsessive compulsive disorder or anxiety disorder Researchers gave half of a group of COVID-19 patients the medication for 15 days … Read more

Harmful protein build-up predicts brain tissue damage in Alzheimer’s disease, study finds

Build-up of a harmful protein in the brain can predict atrophy in Alzheimer’s disease patients at least one year in advance. Previous studies have shown that two tell-tale plaques, amyloid beta and tau, form clumps that smother and destroy neurons.   But researchers found that only accumulation of the tau protein was indicative of where damage … Read more

Coronavirus can more easily multiply in ‘stiff’ lung tissue seen in the elderly

Why coronavirus is more devastating for older patients: The virus can more easily multiply and spread throughout the body in ‘stiff’ lung tissue seen in the elderly Coronavirus first enters the cells that produce mucus before ‘hijacking’ the machinery to replicate itself and spread throughout the bodyThese cells, found in the lungs and respiratory tract, are … Read more