12 Results for

collagen

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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

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Biosynthetic corneas help restore light--and sight

More than a decade of work in Canada and Sweden leads to the successful implants of artificial corneas in 10 Swedish patients with advanced keratoconus, or central corneal scarring.

By August 25, 2010

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Scientists edge closer to printing human tissue

Organovo start-up is working on bioprinting tech that could eventually make it possible to use specialized 3D printers to repair or replace blood vessels.

By April 19, 2010

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The 404 Podcast 523: Where Canada has enough gold medals

Jeff is ecstatic over last night's Oympic hockey game, brand ambassadors are coming to Facebook, Web cam spies, and zap your acne using an iPhone!

By February 22, 2010

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'Baby Quasar': An electronic Fountain of Youth?

Some supposedly swear by it.

By January 24, 2008