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veins

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Near-infrared device makes veins easier to find

A handheld near-infrared scanner can be used to locate veins in patients and blood donors by mapping them onto the skin.

By November 2, 2014

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The 404 Throwback! Ep. 841: Where we take our show in vein (podcast)

Today's throwback features the fan-favorite, infamous pair of Kenley and Allie. (Original air date: 6/16/11)

By October 3, 2014

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Fujitsu wants you to pay for stuff with your veins

Fujitsu has shown off PulseWallet at CES 2014, a payment system that identifies you by scanning the unique pattern of veins in your hand.

By January 8, 2014

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3D-printed model heart helps doctors save a little girl's life

In desperate need to fix a young girl's heart, a team of cardiovascular surgeons at Miami Children's Hospital tap 3D-printing to help make the operation a success.

By January 15, 2015

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Robotics help young runner get back on his feet after stroke

As part of his long journey back from a massive hemorrhagic stroke, an athlete leans on exoskeleton robotics to regain his mobility and strength.

By December 4, 2014

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Martian meteorite may contain evidence of extraterrestrial life

A meteorite from Mars that landed on Earth in 2011 contains a carbon compound that is biological in origin.

By December 2, 2014

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Surgeons implant lab-grown vein

In an operation that's the first of its kind for the US, surgeons have implanted a bioengineered blood vessel into a human patient.

By June 10, 2013

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Blood Sport project vows to game on despite Kickstarter suspension

A crowdfunding project developing gaming hardware that draws real blood plans to keep working to turn its prototype into a blood-donation system after Kickstarter suspended its campaign.

By November 25, 2014

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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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Gaming system that draws real blood suspended by Kickstarter

A gaming project that draws real blood when you take virtual damage takes a blow after Kickstarter suspends the campaign's funding.

By November 24, 2014