A group of scientists from the U.S. and China injected human stem cells into 132 macaque embryos, which then developed for up to 20 days. While the research holds promise for organ transplants, studying disease and testing new drugs, it also prompts controversy. Get the full story from our sister site, Drug Discovery & Development.
From cardiology to endoscopy to blood transfusion, African Americans have played an important role as innovators in the history of medicine and medtech. To help mark African American History Month, here’s a look at some of their greatest achievements. Here are 17 black innovators who have made discoveries and invented devices to make medtech better. […]