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biomedicine

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Peeth: Growing teeth from urine-harvested stem cells

Chinese scientists develop a method for growing new teeth from stem cells generated from urine.

By July 30, 2013

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Semiconductors could detect nuclear materials

Researchers at Northwestern University design new semiconductor material that could be part of a futuristic handheld device for spying hazardous materials, including nuclear weapons.

By September 14, 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 March 17, 2008

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Neuroscientists develop video game for stroke recovery

Stroke experts in the U.K. work with Limbs Alive to develop the first in a collection of action video games that encourage movements to relearn arm and hand control.

By May 18, 2012

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Audio slide show: Innovation, incubation at PARC

Come along as we delve into the halls and labs of PARC, a West Coast center of research and development.

By February 5, 2009

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'Nanoscope' makes live viruses visible for first time

High-tech microscope breaks record for tiniest object viewable under normal light. And with no limit on imaging capacity, who knows what life forms may soon be seen?

By March 2, 2011

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Future of medicine under the microscope

Leading experts in the medical field, as well as dozens of entrepreneurs, practicing physicians, and others interested in how exponential technologies can affect our lives are meeting at FutureMed.

By May 13, 2011

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Horrifying robot mouth teaches hearing-impaired how to enunciate

We've seen some truly disturbing things in our time -- none of them, however, prepared us for the horror that is this creepy talking robot mouth thingy

By April 20, 2010

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Buzz Out Loud 1233: Synthetic life is oh so blue (podcast)

We have synthetic life! Craig Venter's new bacterium is alive and is blue... because that's what it's programmed to be. Also, Google says Happy 30th Birthday Pacman by putting a playable game into the Google banner. Tech support calls ensue.

By May 21, 2010

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Giving voice to a new artificial larynx

Researchers are creating a system that uses a retainer-like mouthpiece designed for use in speech therapy to help those without a voice box speak less robotically.

By December 3, 2009