19 November 2008
The first tissue-engineered trachea (windpipe), utilising the patient’s own stem cells, has been successfully transplanted into a young woman with a failing airway. The bioengineered trachea immediately provided the patient with a normally functioning airway, thereby saving her life.
23 September 2008
'Friendly' bacteria help to stop the development of Type 1 diabetes, according to new research published in Nature
7 May 2008
Drug resistant superbug has genome sequenced