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07.02.14
Biobots made from tissue could one day be implanted in humans
07.02.14

Biobots made from tissue could one day be implanted in humans

It turns out that robots don't need to be BigDog-sized to be freaky. Scientists at the University...

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06.02.14
Researchers are using 3D printers to make blood vessels
06.02.14

Researchers are using 3D printers to make blood vessels

There has been talk of printing blood vessels for a few years, but it's tricky to make tissue that...

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05.11.14
New medical gel grows bone tissue exactly where you need it
05.11.14

New medical gel grows bone tissue exactly where you need it

Repairing seriously damaged bones is normally a delicate art; while you want to regrow bones quick...

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05.02.13
Princeton crafts a 3D printed bionic ear with super hearing, creepy looks
05.02.13

Princeton crafts a 3D printed bionic ear with super hearing, creepy looks

Scientists have toyed with printing ear implants for ages, but they've usually been more cosmetic...

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08.07.12
Georgia Tech models swimming, cargo-carrying nanobots
08.07.12

Georgia Tech models swimming, cargo-carrying nanobots

The nanobot war is escalating. Not content to let Penn State's nanospiders win the day, Georgia Te...

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08.19.11
Glucose sensor skin implant glows when blood sugar spikes
08.19.11

Glucose sensor skin implant glows when blood sugar spikes

Checking blood glucose levels used to mean a finger prick and a test-strip, but researchers at th...

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08.17.11
Researchers grow crops on super thin film, do away with that pesky soil stuff
08.17.11

Researchers grow crops on super thin film, do away with that pesky soil stuff

Here's the problem with plants: they require dirt which is, well, dirty. Japanese researchers at...

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08.07.10
Implantable blood sugar sensor could eliminate daily finger pricks
08.07.10

Implantable blood sugar sensor could eliminate daily finger pricks

Science has been figuring out ways to sidestep those dreaded finger pricks for years now, but it's...

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09.07.09
Injectable brain gel may save soldiers' lives, zombify them, or both
09.07.09

Injectable brain gel may save soldiers' lives, zombify them, or both

When they start selling brain fertilizer, you'll know you're living in the crazy century. Didn't No...

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