Organs and Chimeras

January 2017 Pulse The shortage of transplantable organs is a public health crisis globally. In the United States, for example, 120,000 people are on the waiting list. It is estimated that 35 percent of all deaths in the U.S. can be prevented by organ transplantation....

Science and Wonders

December 2014 Pulse At Johns Hopkins University, neurosurgeons and biomedical engineers collaborated to create tiny, biodegradable ‘nanoparticles’ that can transport DNA to brain cancer cells in mice. These scientists hope that one day they will be able to load these...