Monday, June 20, 2005


Seems like this is something Glenn Reynolds should be blogging. It is a project aiming
to develop the nano-scale tools needed to create a 'tissue machine' - a device using stem cells that could produce, for the first time, a specific population of cells or tissue needed to heal a variety of ailments.

"Imagine that we could transplant into a patient's body new cartilage or bone to reverse spinal cord damage, or heart muscle tissue to repair a damaged heart," says Benayahu of the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology. "The research we're doing could turn that vision into reality."
Sounds cool.