Volume 572 Issue 7767



News Features

News & Views

Getting the measure of living biomaterials p.38

A goal of tissue engineers is to use 3D printers to assemble living filaments into tissues that then transform into more-mature forms through predictable shape changes. A study of single living filaments provides a basis for this approach.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-019-02263-7

Tiger mosquitoes tackled in a trial p.39

A fresh approach to suppressing the Asian tiger mosquito, a highly invasive species that transmits disease-causing viruses, has been used to nearly eradicate these insects from two test sites in China.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-019-02000-0