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Lab-made mini human to screen drugs, toxins

Work begins on Athena, a $19 million project that seeks to create artificial organs that work in concert inside a human-like test dummy that could reduce reliance on animal testing.

By Mar. 26, 2014

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Could electronically controlled drugs reduce side effects?

Researchers say they can zap implants with electrical currents to release specific amounts of medication to targeted areas of the body.

By Feb. 5, 2014

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Tiny rocket ships drive into human cells, could deliver drugs

Researchers at Penn State University explore the insides of our cells with nano-sized, rocket-shaped metal projectiles powered by sound.

By Feb. 10, 2014

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Aira auto-injector warms drugs to body temperature

A heated syringe system from Cambridge Consultants warms drugs to body temperature so they flow more easily, potentially reducing injection times by up to 30 percent.

By Oct. 16, 2013

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Google: This is your Knowledge Graph on drugs

Google's evolving database of the relationships between people, places and things gets a new dose of medicine.

By Nov. 30, 2012

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Molecular robots latch onto cells, ID them for drugs

Formed of antibodies and DNA, these molecular automata could help design better drugs to fight cancer, autoimmune diseases.

By Jul. 29, 2013

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Futuristic handcuffs would administer shocks, drugs

A patent for next-generation handcuffs offers a future in which the detained can be zapped directly from their restraints, and even injected with a medication, sedative, irritant, paralytic, or other fine substance.

By Dec. 8, 2012

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Matternet delivers drugs by robocopter

Singularity University project team creates a way to get medicine to people who need it, very fast and without operator control.

By Aug. 27, 2011

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Doing drugs? Beware this fingerprinting device

Handheld fingerprint drug testing tech being developed in the U.K. debuts in prototype form. Full production could begin next year.

By Nov. 10, 2011

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Will Cameron's deep-sea voyage yield breakthrough drugs?

Moviemaker's expedition to the Mariana Trench could usher in a new type of undersea lab that can extract chemical compounds from microorganisms living in the deepest parts of the ocean.

By Apr. 12, 2012