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collagen

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75 million-year-old blood cells found in dino bones

Scientists have identified structures that appear to be red blood cells and collagen-like fibres in dinosaur bones dating back to the Cretaceous.

By June 9, 2015

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This is what tasting looks like

For the first time, scientists have captured live images of the process of tasting on the tongue.

By April 26, 2015

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How ancient 'zombie worms' screwed up valuable fossils

A team of researchers in England has discovered how a worm with no mouth or stomach may have messed with the ocean's fossil record for millions of years.

By April 16, 2015

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Ancient parchment's secrets revealed through DNA

A history of agriculture is locked away in centuries worth of documents from the British Isles -- if you know how to find it.

By December 9, 2014

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Beauty nightmare? Your iPhone is giving you a wrinkly neck

It seems that the vain and the neurotic are worried they're bending over their phones too much, ruining their looks. Naturally, plastic surgery is at hand.

By May 27, 2014

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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 January 21, 2014

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Surgeons implant lab-grown vein

In an operation that's the first of its kind for the US, surgeons have implanted a bioengineered blood vessel into a human patient.

By June 10, 2013

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Anti-aging cream made with 'space diamonds'

Beautify yourself like an astronaut. 111 Skin unveils an anti-aging cream it claims is made from black diamond particles formed in space.

By March 13, 2013

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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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Scientists grow working, miniature livers

Researchers say they've successfully grown small, functional human livers. But don't plan on picking up your shiny new manufactured liver just yet.

By November 1, 2010