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lungs

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See how healthy your lungs are -- just blow into your phone

Researchers in Seattle develop a new tool to monitor lung health that doesn't require new hardware. All users need is a smartphone.

By Sep. 19, 2012

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Smokers can get a virtual look at their dirty lungs

A new app from SapientNitro uses augmented reality to show what smoking does to your lungs.

By Jul. 21, 2011

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At least e-cigar is better for your lungs

The Ruyan Vegas Freestyle E-cigar works rather like the e-cigarette by using a microchip, atomizer, airflow sensor, and liquid cartridge to mimic the experience of cigar smoking.

By Jul. 17, 2008

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Le Whif breathable coffee: Skip the cup

Why bother drinking coffee when you can inject caffeine straight into your bloodstream through your lungs?

By Mar. 17, 2010

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Could your heart power its own pacemaker?

From battery life to pure life, new research shows we're getting closer to a future where important implanted and wearable health devices could run on power collected from our own organs.

By Jan. 23, 2014

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A breath of salty air for patients with cystic fibrosis

How surfers in Australia inspired the development a new device that taps the benefits of salt water mist to treat cystic fibrosis patients.

By May. 24, 2013

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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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Scientists make a Mini Mars to mimic Red Planet dust

Martian dust can wreak havoc with sensitive equipment, so researchers have created a chamber that lets them simulate the Martian surface -- dust and all -- before that equipment heads to the Red Planet.

By Mar. 25, 2014

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3D-printed medical device rescues baby's breath

A baby with a rare condition will get to go home for the first time thanks to a 3D-printed airway splint that is helping him breathe on his own.

By Mar. 17, 2014

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'Rush': It's really very good.

Ron Howard has made a movie about men who drive around in circles accessible for everyone, not just race fans. Good on him.

By Sep. 21, 2013