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Study: New approach to 3D printing of human tissue closer to reality

Study: New approach to 3D printing of human tissue closer to reality

Health
Feb. 16 (UPI) -- A new approach to 3D bioprinting has overcome the shortcomings associated with earlier versions of the technology, bringing the creation of human tissue and organs one step closer to reality, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh said Tuesday. The approach, called Freefrom Reversible Embedding of Suspended Hydrogels, corrects problems caused by gravity in the bioinks used to "print" human tissue, according to the researchers in an article published by the journal APL Bioengineering. Advertisement Although 3D bioprinting has been studied for years as a "fabrication technique for [human] tissue engineering and regenerative medicine," its use has been limited "by the challenge of printing soft ... materials in air," co-author Daniel J. Shiwarski told UPI. H...

Transfer news LIVE: Man United sign wonderkid Diallo, COVID outbreak puts Villa vs Liverpool in doubt, West Ham duo to leave, Man City and PSG to fight for Messi, Ozil closer to Arsenal departure

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and biggest football gossip with the January window now open. HEADLINES Premier League done deals: Every completed transfer in the 2021 January window Aston Villa vs Liverpool in doubt due to COVID-19 outbreak at training ground Ozil decision in ‘days’ but uncertainty over Arsenal wonderkid as Arteta […] talkSPORT
Championship results and table: West Brom move six points clear of Leeds and Fulham, while Cardiff creep closer to Play-Offs

Championship results and table: West Brom move six points clear of Leeds and Fulham, while Cardiff creep closer to Play-Offs

Sports
West Bromwich Albion moved six points clear at the top of the Championship table after a 2-1 victory over Reading. Despite falling behind to George Puscas’ penalty, goals from Matheus Pereira and captain Kyle Bartley put some clear daylight between Slaven Bilic’s men and the travelling pack. Getty Images - Getty Captain Kyle Bartley scored the winner for West Brom Fulham were held to a 1-1 draw by Millwall in controversial circumstances on Wednesday night as they failed to capitalise on Leeds’ draw 24 hours earlier. It looked like plain sailing for Scott Parker’s men at The Den when Aleksandr Mitrovic stroke home Joe Bryan’s cross in the third minute, but it was soon to go horribly wrong. After failing to clear a corner, the ball managed to find its

Transfer news and gossip LIVE: Manchester United step up efforts to sign Fernandes, Eriksen edges closer to Tottenham exit, West Ham rule out Fellaini move

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]The transfer window is now open and we will keep you across all the big news, rumours and gossip throughout January. Tune into talkSPORT for the very latest news and expert reaction from former managers, players and top pundits and follow our live rolling blog below… Top stories on talkSPORT.com Premier League done deals: Every […] talkSPORT
Air parcel deliveries move step closer in drone trial

Air parcel deliveries move step closer in drone trial

Technology
Pilotless drones are to be tested in the UK as part of a step towards making Amazon-type deliveries by air a reality.An official trial will involve an unmanned small aircraft tested beyond an operator's visual line of sight, something that is currently banned under normal aviation rules. A control room operator "will monitor semi autonomous drones being flown 50 miles away, initially carrying out inspections on construction sites" in an advanced evaluation in February, reports the Times.It comes after the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) published a guide aimed at making unmanned drone flights an "everyday occurrence".The CAA said potential benefits could include drone parcel deliveries, long-distance aerial surveys of infrastructure and construction, as well as surveying accident and crime ...