Topic of the Month: August 2015

Back to school with plastic

© istockphoto / Bolot
Run Lola Run

© istockphoto / VYCHEGZHANINA

Plastic school bag

© istockphoto / David Franklin

FAMILY

Trolli oder Ranzen?

Test

School bags on trail. © UdS/dasbilderwerk

Light or heavy school bag?

Gute Haltung

© istockphoto / TatyanaGl

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13/11/2017

November 2017: Real plastic hearts

An artificial heart would be an absolute lifesaver for people with cardiac failure. However, to recreate the complex organ in the laboratory, one would first need to work out how to grow multi-layered, living tissues. Researchers have now come one step closer to this goal: by means of a spraying process, they have created functioning muscle fibers a three-dimensional synthetic polymer scaffold.
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