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kidney

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Working kidney created in bioengineering lab

Scientists build a functional kidney that can be transplanted into a rat and go about its urine-making work.

By Apr. 15, 2013

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Man with kidney disease first in U.S. to get bioengineered vein

In a first-of-its kind procedure, surgeons implant the blood vessel into the arm of a 62-year-old Virginia man with renal failure.

By Jun. 6, 2013

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Teen sells kidney to buy iPhone, five charged

Five people have been charged after a Chinese teenager sold a kidney in order to buy an iPhone and iPad.

By Apr. 8, 2012

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Are the days of kidney dialysis numbered?

A prototype implantable artificial kidney could, in the next decade, render costly and inefficient dialysis a treatment of the past, according to work out of UCSF.

By Sep. 3, 2010

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5 charged for taking teen's kidney in return for iPhone, iPad

A 17-year-old boy in China allegedly received 22,000 yuan (nearly $3,500) for his kidney so he could buy a new iPhone and iPad, the Chinese state-run news agency Xinhua reported.

By Apr. 6, 2012

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Report: Teen sells kidney to buy iPad 2

A 17-year-old in China reportedly sells his kidney to an online broker so that he can buy an iPad 2. He reportedly now regrets the transaction.

By Jun. 2, 2011

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Facebook friend gets mayor's kidney

April Capone Almon, mayor of East Haven, Ct., donates her kidney to one of her Facebook friends. The lucky recipient is not a close friend, but her kidney happened to be a match.

By Apr. 23, 2010

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Genetically engineered human kidney cell shoots laser beam

Scientists have created the first 'living laser' using a human kidney cell. No cells were harmed in the experiment.

By Jun. 14, 2011

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Ep. 834: Where an iPad 2 can do more than a kidney

Wilson's out sick, but Mark Licea joins us to fill in with a review of "X-Men: First Class." The movie came out today, but Mark's a diehard fan of the comic series so he checked out the 12 a.m. showing.

By Jun. 3, 2011

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The 404 834: Where an iPad 2 can do more than a kidney (podcast)

Wilson's out sick, but Mark Licea joins us to fill in with a review of "X-Men: First Class." The movie came out today, but Mark's a diehard fan of the comic series so he checked out the 12 a.m. showing.

By Jun. 3, 2011