#BioEngineering

NHS set to roll out Blood test to detect 50 types of cancer

3 months ago — Quick Read

NHS England is set to roll out a simple blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer. The test is able to pick up on 50 types...

Model life-size human heart 3D-printed out of cardiac tissue-like material

10 months ago — Long Read

Imagine you are a doctor about to perform open-heart surgery on someone. Would it help if you could do a test-run before the operation with a perfect replica of their...

The first Artificial Cartilage Gel Strong Enough for Knees

1 year ago — Long Read

Knee cartilage performs an important role in our bodies, acting as both a barrier to protect our joints from harm and a soft cushion. This amazing biological substance has proved...

3D printed tissues could keep athletes on track

2 years ago — Quick Read

Bio-engineers from Rice University and the University of Maryland have shown off their first success at engineering scaffolds which can act like osteochondral tissue. Problems with osteochondral tissue - the...

AI learns to detect tumours in microscopy images

3 years ago — Long Read

A team Japanese researchers have been able to spot different cancer within microsoptic images using deep-learning AI techniques. The new technique could lead to better cancer treatments. The technique used...

Bioengineered Lungs Grown in a Lab Transplanted Into Pigs

3 years ago — Quick Read

The average wait in the UK for a lung transplant is three to six months. There are more patients need of lungs than there are available donor organ. Bioengineers at...