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biomaterials

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Scientists create 'highway of death' for cancer

Instead of relying on drugs to kill tumors, Georgia Tech researchers engineer artificial pathways to lure malignant cells to their death, using a "Pied Piper" approach to treating cancer.

By February 17, 2014

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Amsterdam architects join race to build 3D-printed house

DUS Architects announces plans for a two-story canal house built by the firm's mobile printing facility that lives in a shipping container.

By March 26, 2013

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Wireless tooth tattoo can detect bad bacteria

Researchers at Princeton say the sensor adheres to dental enamel and might one day continuously monitor a patient's health.

By June 6, 2012

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Hot nanotubes blast chemo-resistant cancer cells into oblivion

These cancer stem cells are difficult to kill because they don't divide rapidly--a common behavior that most cancer treatments target.

By February 15, 2012

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Playing molecular Legos with viruses

Researchers at UC Berkeley have turned a benign virus into a tool that assembles structures similar to collagen--a process that could be used to create complex tissues such as corneas and bones.

By October 20, 2011

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New surgical bone screw biodegrades in two years

Titanium screws may soon be a thing of the past as researchers in Germany unveil medical screws that promote bone growth into the implant itself so as not to leave holes.

By March 1, 2010

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Where the clean-tech jobs are

Report highlights which sectors and geographic areas of the U.S. are hotbeds for clean-tech job activity.

By October 15, 2009