Lungs

07.13.15
Researchers battle a deadly lung problem with meds, computer models
07.13.15

Researchers battle a deadly lung problem with meds, computer models

It doesn't take a whole lot to stop the tiny air sacs in your lungs from doing their jobs -- traum...

By C. Velazco,   07.13.15
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05.18.15
Some e-cigarette flavors may have toxic effects on lung cells
05.18.15

Some e-cigarette flavors may have toxic effects on lung cells

E-cigarettes may be a popular alternative to the traditional smoke sticks, despite contrasting opi...

By B. Steele,   05.18.15
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05.30.11
Japanese scientists create giant metal cilium, relief for Voltron's giant metal lungs (video)
05.30.11

Japanese scientists create giant metal cilium, relief for Voltron's giant metal lungs (video)

Why would a group of researchers develop a table full of rods that mimic the movements of microsc...

By B. Heater,   05.30.11
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07.21.10
Rat lungs successfully grown in bioreactor: groundbreaking, yet also kind of gross
07.21.10

Rat lungs successfully grown in bioreactor: groundbreaking, yet also kind of gross

Bioartifical organs differ from, well, plain ol' artificial organs because they consist of biomater...

By Joseph L. Flatley,   07.21.10
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06.28.10
Researchers create functioning human lung on a microchip
06.28.10

Researchers create functioning human lung on a microchip

Researchers at Harvard University have successfully created a functioning, respirating human 'lung'...

By L. Dziuban,   06.28.10
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05.20.09
Snoozy the Sloth is a breathing, napping toy after our own hearts
05.20.09

Snoozy the Sloth is a breathing, napping toy after our own hearts

You know what would have been awesome to have as a toy when we were growing up? Not a baby to swadd...

By L. Dziuban,   05.20.09
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01.01.09
Haemair envisions external prosthetic lung and respiratory aid
01.01.09

Haemair envisions external prosthetic lung and respiratory aid

We're not exactly sure how we feel about an external lung (okay, we're completely grossed out, but w...

By D. Murph,   01.01.09
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05.22.07
Smoking Jacket catches smoke, darkens symbolic lungs
05.22.07

Smoking Jacket catches smoke, darkens symbolic lungs

We've seen jackets that alert you when approaching uncomfortable scenarios, light up on demand, and...

By D. Murph,   05.22.07
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