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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.
Scientists build a functional kidney that can be transplanted into a rat and go about its urine-making work.
What's the word on getting neurons and chips to talk to each other?
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.
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.
An experiment to create a realistic artificial intelligence consists of a virtual child that interacts with humans and learns in real-time.
A transparent mouse might sound like something in the next Neil Gaiman novel. But they're very real, very creepy and could be very important to science.
Are you a gadget lover, not a doctor? International teams are working to create portable devices that could quickly and easily detect common ailments.
Rather than hydraulic actuators, springs or hinges, these tiny "bio-bots" are powered by living muscle tissue.
A Stanford researcher reinvents the chemistry set completely in the form of an inexpensive gizmo modeled after a hand-crank music box.