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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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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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Cops forcefully subdue teen for refusing to give up cell phone

A teen says she wouldn't hand over her cell phone after being caught using it in class. Her school called the police, and footage shows three officers holding her to the ground.

By September 11, 2014

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Diaper Detective smart pad senses dehydration, infection

Students at the University of California at Riverside have invented a cheap, easy and effective way to analyze urine in both infants and adults.

By September 10, 2014

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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