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bioengineering

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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 Apr. 15, 2013

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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 Mar. 17, 2008

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Game-changing $5 chemistry set inspired by music box

A Stanford researcher reinvents the chemistry set completely in the form of an inexpensive gizmo modeled after a hand-crank music box.

By Apr. 10, 2014

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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 Jan. 23, 2013

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'Lab on a phone' detects mercury in water

Researchers at UCLA are using a 3D printer to produce an inexpensive, lightweight smartphone attachment that could ultimately take the place of large, expensive lab equipment.

By Feb. 5, 2014

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Scientists create world's tiniest Mona Lisa

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have "painted" a copy of the Mona Lisa at a width of just 30 microns -- no wider than a human hair.

By Aug. 6, 2013

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Turkey skin inspires toxin-detecting biosensor

Bioengineers at UC Berkeley say their smartphone-enabled sensor can detect volatile chemicals by mimicking the color-changing abilities of turkeys, who can shift dramatically from reds to blues to whites.

By Jan. 21, 2014

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Neonatal monitor 'Babalung' could save preemies

The battery-powered apnea monitor alerts caregivers if a newborn stops breathing.

By Apr. 17, 2012

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Shape-shifting hydrogel takes cue from plants, moves to light

Soft robotics, typically inspired by octopuses, starfish, and squid, could get a boon from plants thanks to a new hydrogel out of Berkeley.

By Jun. 3, 2013

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Turning a regular microscope into billion-pixel imaging system

Engineers at Caltech say that their approach -- computing their way past optical limitations -- could bring high-performance microscopes to medical clinics in developing countries.

By Jul. 30, 2013