Nanoscale Scaffolds and Stem Cells Show Promise in Cartilage Repair, Johns Hopkins University Study  
7/18/2012 8:02:23 AM

Johns Hopkins tissue engineers have used tiny, artificial fiber scaffolds thousands of times smaller than a human hair to help coax stem cells into developing into cartilage, the shock-absorbing lining of elbows and knees that often wears thin from injury or age.