3D bioprinted channel, representing a blood vessel within a hydrogel that mimics human tissue.
Forget, Heiny, Derme, Mitterberger, Shastri
3D bioprinting of living cells and materials may contribute to faster and cheaper ways to create effective new drugs - and even reduce animal testing.
The world’s first lab-grown beef burger, the result of years of research by Dutch scientist Mark Post at the University of Maastricht.
We might be able to grow artificial meat but are people really prepared to eat such produce over meat from farmed animals?
Rats are commonly used in animal testing.
Why are animals still being used in drug development and what are the alternatives that could end their use altogether?
There are ways non-scientists can assess if the research underlying big claims about cancer cures stacks up.
Rafael Anderson Gonzales Mendoza/Flickr
Cancer is big news; we often hear of some kind of cure for some version of the illness. But whether it’s a “natural cure” or a promising molecule on its way to becoming a new medicine, there are ways non-scientists…