Tag: Lung

3D-Printed Artificial Lung Model

Pohang, South Korea — The warmer temperature and blooming flowers signal the arrival of spring. However, worries about respiratory diseases are also on the rise due to fine dust and viruses. The lung,...

Smoking Increases SARS-CoV-2 Receptors in Lung

Cold Spring Harbor, NY — New research from CSHL scientists suggests that cigarette smoke spurs the lungs to make more ACE2 (angiotensin-converting enzyme 2), the protein that the coronavirus responsible...

COPD as Lung Stem Cell Disease

Houston, TX — Two internationally renowned stem cell experts have found an abundance of abnormal stem cells in the lungs of patients who suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a...

Shaky Scaffold Changes Lung Infrastructure

Philadelphia, PA — Our lungs work tirelessly all through the day to keep us breathing, seamlessly expanding and contracting. When lung tissue becomes damaged and scarred, it can lose its flexibility,...

Cell Atlas of Ageing Lung

Bavaria, Germany — The lung is a highly complex organ in which a great number of very different cells have to work together to enable normal breathing and protection against infection. If a human lung...

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