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12.13.15
The After Math: 'Murica!
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The After Math: 'Murica!

Voted best country on the planet 1945 - 1981 (and then again in 1996).

By A. Tarantola,   12.13.15
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12.07.15
America's first penile transplants will be for war veterans
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America's first penile transplants will be for war veterans

Revolutionary surgery could help America's wounded warriors as soon as next year.

By A. Tarantola,   12.07.15
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10.18.15
Scientists make an artificial heart out of foam
10.18.15

Scientists make an artificial heart out of foam

Cornell's new foam heart is a peek at a future of softer, smarter transplants.

By J. Fingas,   10.18.15
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06.07.15
Monkeys may be the first primates to get successful head transplants
06.07.15

Monkeys may be the first primates to get successful head transplants

Outside of horror and sci-fi flicks, head transplants aren't really viable. What attempts have bee...

By J. Fingas,   06.07.15
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06.04.15
Scientists are one step closer to growing replacement limbs
06.04.15

Scientists are one step closer to growing replacement limbs

If the goal in medicine is to be able to repair people as if they were made out of Lego, then we jus...

By D. Cooper,   06.04.15
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04.30.15
Artificial blood vessels can cause your body to regrow the real thing
04.30.15

Artificial blood vessels can cause your body to regrow the real thing

A blocked blood vessel can be pretty nasty, and the two most common treatments involve wedging it...

By D. Cooper,   04.30.15
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01.19.15
Genetic 'glue' helps make 3D-printed organs
01.19.15

Genetic 'glue' helps make 3D-printed organs

No, you're not looking at a dessert gone horribly wrong -- that might just be the future of synthe...

By J. Fingas,   01.19.15
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11.21.14
3D-printed livers go on sale to impatient scientists
11.21.14

3D-printed livers go on sale to impatient scientists

So far, the biggest benefit of 3D-printing organs is that you don't need someone to donate their b...

By D. Cooper,   11.21.14
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08.25.14
Scientists grow whole organs inside animals for the first time
08.25.14

Scientists grow whole organs inside animals for the first time

Researchers have had success growing organs in controlled lab environments, but repeating that fea...

By J. Fingas,   08.25.14
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