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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.
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.
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.
Beautify yourself like an astronaut. 111 Skin unveils an anti-aging cream it claims is made from black diamond particles formed in space.
In an operation that's the first of its kind for the US, surgeons have implanted a bioengineered blood vessel into a human patient.
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.
Some supposedly swear by it.
Researchers say they've successfully grown small, functional human livers. But don't plan on picking up your shiny new manufactured liver just yet.
Eating too much sugar might do more than contribute to a tubby tummy; it might give you wrinkles too, according to a dermatology study.
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.