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organs

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Donate organs? No, grow them from scratch

Columbia researcher Nina Tandon believes that the era of engineered tissues -- think ultimately of a replacement kidney grown in the lab -- is just beginning.

By Aug. 31, 2012

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3D printing with stem cells could lead to printable organs

A potentially breakthrough 3D-printing process using human stem cells could be the precursor to printing organs from a patient's own cells.

By Feb. 5, 2013

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Fake organs to help humans save H20 (pictures)

How do you design a water bottle for the end of the world? For a large-scale art exhibition, Japanese design firm Takram comes up with a unique answer.

10 Images By Jun. 9, 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 Mar. 26, 2014

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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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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 Apr. 15, 2013

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Printable bionic ear sends hearing to the dogs

Scientists have created a 3D-printed cartilage ear with an antenna that extends hearing far beyond the normal human range.

By May. 2, 2013

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Netflix lands exclusive rights to 3D-printing documentary

The streaming service will soon premiere the award-winning documentary “Print The Legend,” which is about the cutthroat world of 3D-printing startups.

By Mar. 26, 2014

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The 404 1,442: Where we're all mixed up (podcast)

Breaking down the disaster that is the "Street Fighter" movie adaptation of the early '90s, how to reap the most profit from selling your organs online, an app that makes torrenting movies as easy as using Netflix, and why artificial intelligence in Titanfall is poised to change the face of video gaming.

By Mar. 11, 2014