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bioengineering

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'Crowd Control,' part 8: Traveling between universes requires a new body

In the latest installment of CNET's crowdsourced sci-fi novel, visitors from another universe arrive via a very unusual vehicle.

By 18 May 2016

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'Crowd Control,' part 6: Death you can believe in

In this installment of CNET's crowdsourced sci-fi novel, Meta is assigned his first mission, and it will take him to corners of the multiverse you might recognize.

By 16 May 2016

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Functional human hearts regenerated from skin cells

A team of researchers has used adult skin cells to regenerate functional human heart tissue, a major step forward in bioengineering organs.

By 14 March 2016

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Man with kidney disease first in U.S. to get bioengineered vein

In a first-of-its kind procedure, surgeons implant the blood vessel into the arm of a 62-year-old Virginia man with renal failure.

By 7 June 2013

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Working kidney created in bioengineering lab

Scientists build a functional kidney that can be transplanted into a rat and go about its urine-making work.

By 16 April 2013

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IBM says it has tool to kill deadly drug-resistant superbugs

Working with the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Big Blue has come up with a "hydrogel" that can beat back the bacteria that cause many deadly infections.

By 24 January 2013

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Nanoparticles may 'kick backside' of fatal bacteria

Joint discovery by IBM Research and Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology could help slow number of deaths from MRSA "superbug." Potential treatment arises from semiconductor research.

By 4 April 2011

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Next up in bioengineering: Enhanced humanity?

What's the word on getting neurons and chips to talk to each other?

By 18 March 2008