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collagen

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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 Jan. 21, 2014

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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 Oct. 20, 2011

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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 Mar. 13, 2013

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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 Aug. 25, 2010

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'Baby Quasar': An electronic Fountain of Youth?

Some supposedly swear by it.

By Jan. 24, 2008

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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 Nov. 1, 2010

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Sugar speeds up aging process, study says

Eating too much sugar might do more than contribute to a tubby tummy; it might give you wrinkles too, according to a dermatology study.

By Nov. 5, 2007

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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 Apr. 19, 2010

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Nobel prize winning idea--now in a face cream!!

Take years off with nanocream

By Nov. 28, 2006

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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 Feb. 22, 2010