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kidney

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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 June 6, 2013

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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 April 15, 2013

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Jeff Bezos rescued in Galapagos by Ecuadorian Navy

The Amazon founder is airlifted out of the Galapagos Islands for emergency treatment of a kidney stone issue, according to local media.

By January 4, 2014

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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 April 8, 2012

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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 April 6, 2012

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"Smart Diaper" with QR code may track tots' urinary health

New disposable diapers making a run on Indiegogo test a baby's pee to track urinary tract infections, dehydration, or kidney woes.

By July 11, 2013

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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 June 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 June 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 June 3, 2011

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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 June 2, 2011