To See Anew

Humans have been using technology to improve their vision for many decades, but options are far fewer for those who have not seen since birth or who have reached stages of blindness in later life.

New Advances Push Engineered Tissues Toward 3-D

Although doctors still cannot simply order new, functioning organs for patients who need replacements, researchers in labs around the world are making the important advances in tissue engineering that set the stage for regenerative medicine as well as make other biomedical technologies possible.