Future Earth

Future Pregnancy Testing

Pregnancy testing of the future

Christina Fan, while still a grad student developed a way to diagnose Down syndrome in a fetus through a simple test of the mother’s blood. This is a leap in the current procedure which includes a far riskier approach with the use of amniocentesis. She and her colleagues are working[…]

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3D Organ Printing

Printing Human Organs

With a growing shortage of hearts, lungs, livers and kidneys suitable for transplant, some scientists are growing organs in the lab in the aim to solve the problem. Enter the field of “Regenerative Medicine”.

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