Harvard Wyss Institute’s Nasal Swab and Toehold Switch Technologies Licensed to Agile Biodetection to Facilitate SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostic Efforts

By Benjamin Boettner (benjamin.boettner@wyss.harvard.edu) | Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University The two technologies function at different points of the diagnostic process and could help detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the anticipated second wave of the pandemic (BOSTON) — The Wyss Institute Read More »

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Wyss Institute – Scaling Up Tissue Engineering

by Wyss Institute, Harvard University Bioprinting technique creates thick 3D tissues composed of human stem cells and embedded vasculature, with potential applications in drug testing and regenerative medicine  March 7, 2016 — (CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts) – A team at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and the Harvard Read More »

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Novel 4D Printing Method Blossoms from Botanical Inspiration

Kat J. McAlpine, Wyss Institute Communications Materials science and mathematics combine to enable the printing of shapeshifting architectures that mimic the natural movements of plants  January 25, 2016 (BOSTON) – A team of scientists at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and Read More »

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Harvard University-DNA Nano-Foundries Cast Custom-Shaped Metal Nanoparticles

DNA’s programmable assembly is leveraged to form precise 3D nanomaterials for disease detection, environmental testing, electronics and beyond October 9, 2014 (BOSTON) — Researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have unveiled a new method to form tiny 3D metal Read More »

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Harvard University-An Essential Step Toward Printing Living Tissues

by Harvard University BOSTON — A new bioprinting method developed at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) creates intricately patterned 3D tissue constructs with multiple types of cells and tiny blood Read More »

Harvard 3D Printed Tissue Construct (Photo courtesy of Harvard’s Wyss Institute and SEAS)