tissues

`Soft robotic` technologies mimicking biological systems on the anvil

A new technique has been developed for creating devices out of a water-based hydrogel material that can be patterned, folded and used to manipulate objects.

Aug 05, 2013, 12:37 PM IST

Flightless molecule can prevent cancer from spreading

Scientists have discovered that a molecule called flightless can control the speed with which cells move through various tissues, paving the way for treatments to stop spread of cancer from one tissue to another.

Aug 05, 2012, 17:52 PM IST

Stem cell treatment to `rebuild lost tissue from fat cells`

A ground-breaking stem cell treatment in which lost tissues can be created from fat cells has been hailed by scientists as “a new dawn” in regenerative medicine.

Jun 21, 2012, 10:15 AM IST

Synthetic protein to help regenerate new tissues

Natural collagen, widely used in cosmetic and reconstructive medicine, is a key component of many tissues, including skin, tendons, ligaments, cartilage and blood vessels.

Sep 11, 2011, 21:54 PM IST

How protein breaks apart cancer cells!

How a protein works to break cells apart and in turn increases the spread of cancer cells revealed.

Mar 15, 2011, 14:45 PM IST

How protein breaks apart cancer cells!

How a protein works to break cells apart and in turn increases the spread of cancer cells revealed.

Mar 15, 2011, 00:00 AM IST