7 Must-Read Stories In December 2015

From the furthest reaches of space to toxic molecules created by cooking, here’s what Asian scientists found out in December 2015.

Biomedical Engineers Develop Biocompatible Cartilage Replacement

Researchers have developed a method to grow biocompatible cartilage from the patient's own bone marrow.

Using Kangaroo Cartilage To Model Human Joints

Tests on kangaroo shoulder joints reveal how shoulder and knee cartilages behave differently, informing the design of joint replacements.

The Genetic Blueprint For Cartilage Formation

The protein Sox9 can directly regulate the transcription of cartilage-related genes and indirectly promote cartilage formation via basal transcription.