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lungs

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Harvard-made lung muscle could yield asthma insights

Scientists synthesize human airway tissue, and in hopes of finding better asthma medication, watch it react to a variety of chemicals.

By September 23, 2014

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Next army smokescreen could be eco-friendly, better on lungs

One is easier on the lungs, one on the planet, and two use compounds from fireworks. Any one of these being tested by the US Army could replace the WWII-era smoke grenades still in use.

By May 22, 2014

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Mutant Octaloofah gives you shower music plus skin exfoliation

Exfoliate. Massage. Rock out. In the pantheon of tech gadgets you can use in the shower, the Octaloofah may very well rule them all out of sheer strangeness.

By December 8, 2014

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Mayo Clinic unveils software that pinpoints risky lung nodules

Program called Computer-aided Nodule Assessment and Risk Yield, or Canary, provides noninvasive method to test for cancer.

By April 8, 2013

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Light bulb buying guide

The landscape of lighting is changing rapidly. Here's everything you'll need to know to keep up.

By October 2, 2014

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What happens to the unprotected human body in space?

As demonstrated by the ailments that plague ISS astronauts returning to Earth, we're simply not built for space. What would happen to a human fired out of an airlock?

By July 27, 2014

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This gutsy swimsuit shows your insides

It takes guts to wear this swimsuit from Black Milk Clothing, with a daring design that shows what you're really made of.

By May 16, 2014

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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 September 19, 2012

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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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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 March 25, 2014