April 2013

HIV Cure in human trials

Aahrus University, HIV Cure, Berlin patient,

Danish researchers at Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark claim to have made a breakthrough in potentially curing HIV. The method involves releasing the HIV virus from the reservoirs which the virus is attached to in the DNA cells. Once released from the reservoirs the HIV virus would then be brought to the surface of the cells where the bodies’ natural immune system would then destroy it.

Can we print Organs? Organovo might be able to...

bio printer, creating organs, cell biology
A hundred years ago people couldn't imagine TV, 20 years ago if you asked someone if we could print human organs, 99.9999% (you get the idea) of people would have said no. In a previous blog (Growing Body Parts), we told you about a process where porous materials were being used along with a person’s cells to basically grow organs and body parts.