Tag Archives: Surface

Bone-breaking Job for Bio-Researchers

For a long time, bone regeneration materials were considered the "babies" of biotechnology retorts. But orthopedists of the future have to readjust: Bones growing back on special matrices are just as much part of future bone medicine as absorbable bone regeneration more...

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Do Fat Cells just hang around?

The main function of adipocytes, i. e. fat cells, is solely the storage of the often so much despised fat pads. But it's obvious: Fat cells can do a lot more. The annoying depots even have influence on the immune system. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

The same – and yet entirely different

Up to now - with a few exceptions - the rule applied: If two have the same gene equipment, the environment determines the development of each person. Geneticists at Harvard University have discovered new soil, just how the cell produces its inimitability. Mono-allelic more...

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Wound Therapy Middle Earth Style

The movies just make you fat and lazy? Fiddlesticks! Ever since Frodo wandered from the Shire to Mordor across the movie screens, physicians get clear a whole lot better with the wound of their patients. The trick is done with a laser scanner - the very same that more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel

Cancer: Marker, Laser, Destroy!

Conventional imaging processes such as CT or MRI are gaining an important ally in cancer detection: By means of a laser, the researchers succeeded in detecting tumor cells in the blood of the patients without taking blood. The ray scanned the surface of veins - and more...

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