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Tiny robots powered by living muscle tissue

Rather than hydraulic actuators, springs or hinges, these tiny "bio-bots" are powered by living muscle tissue.

By Jul. 6, 2014

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New technique uses virtual slides to view tissue in 3D

Researchers at the University of Leeds say their digital scanning system produces high-res images that can be rotated.

By Apr. 23, 2012

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DIY Weekend: Chewbacca, the bounty-hunting tissue box

As Han Solo would undoubtedly tell you, Chewbacca's hardly a fair-weather friend. This week, our winner-take-all team of crafters takes on a Chewie tissue box cover.

By Feb. 26, 2012

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New tech holds tissue still for cellular imaging

UCSF researchers are able to hold a mouse's lung tissue still long enough to image individual cells, which could help them see how cells respond to injury and disease, according to their report.

By Dec. 20, 2010

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Lab-engineered lung tissue lives on in rats

One team of scientists implants functional lab-made lung tissue into rats, while another makes a microdevice that mimics real lungs and could be used to test drugs.

By Jun. 24, 2010

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Breakthrough in tissue engineering: 'Bio-Legos'

A new technique called micromasonry uses a gel-like material to bind cell bricks together as the material hardens, enabling the formation of 3D shapes to build such things as new organs.

By May. 13, 2010

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Scientists edge closer to printing human tissue

Organovo start-up is working on bioprinting tech that could eventually make it possible to use specialized 3D printers to repair or replace blood vessels.

By Apr. 19, 2010

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Pass the tissue? Drive it over here instead

Using a standard remote-control chassis, you put a tissue box on top and drive the absorbent paper to its destination. Think of it as a bomb disposal robot that enters dangerous contaminated territory where no man should tread.

By Oct. 31, 2009

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The robotic tissue dispenser (or spy?)

Be careful--this smiling helper could be spying on you too

By Mar. 16, 2007

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Working lab-grown oesophagi successfully implanted in rats

Researchers have successfully replaced 20 per cent of a rat's oesophagus with an artificial organ grown in a lab.

By Apr. 15, 2014