Tag Archives: People

Lab-grown blood vessels given to people who need dialysis

A bioengineered blood vesselR.D. Kirkton et al., Science Translational Medicine (2019 By Donna Lu Human blood vessels grown in the lab have successfully been added to people’s own circulatory systems. The blood vessels are grown from the recipient’s own tissue and could be used in the future to replace arteries damaged by heart disease. Heather Prichard… Read More »

Top Traits Happy People Have in Common

The pursuit of happiness is more a choice than something that occurs by happenstance, but there are verifiable traits that those who achieve happiness tend to share. In 2010, in a study titled “Eavesdropping on Happiness,”1 researchers equipped nearly 80 college students with an Electronically Activated Recorder (EAR), which randomly recorded snippets of ambient sounds… Read More »