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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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Scientists make a dead rodent see-through, and it isn't pretty

A transparent mouse might sound like something in the next Neil Gaiman novel. But they're very real, very creepy and could be very important to science.

By August 1, 2014

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Eggbeater-like device could bust bladder blood clots

Rice university students create the “clot slayer,” an elegantly simple device that could help doctors go fishing for potentially life-threatening blood clots.

By April 21, 2014

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BMW X4 fills in another gap

BMW will show an all-new model, the 2015 X4, at the New York auto show next week. As you might imagine, it's like the X6 but smaller.

By April 9, 2014

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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 March 26, 2014

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The inside story of the HTC One M8

CNET takes a look at just how critical the latest flagship phone is to HTC’s long-term success, and gets the details from one of its principal architects.

By March 25, 2014

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Preserved woolly-mammoth autopsy shows cloning is a real possibility

A female woolly mammoth unearthed in Siberia has undergone necropsy, and scientists believe they will be able to extract high-quality DNA.

By March 19, 2014

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New ultrasound tech could improve cancer detection

When it comes to detecting cancer, ultrasound is simply too low-res to compare with CT scans and MRIs. Up the resolution, though, and the less expensive, radiation-free alternative could become an ideal alternative.

By January 31, 2014

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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