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Tiny 'flashlight' sees inside heart and blood vessels

A tiny doughnut-shaped chip that attaches to the end of a catheter could improve the way doctors peek inside our circulatory systems.

By February 19, 2014

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Researchers a step closer to 'printing' new blood vessels

Bioengineers jump a major hurdle by building 3D printed templates of filament networks to create vasculature. They say the trick is sugar.

By July 2, 2012

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High-tech bandage spurs blood vessel growth

Called a "microvascular stamp," the bandage contains cells that encourage the growth of damaged tissue in specific patterns.

By December 21, 2011

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Honey, can you print my new blood vessels?

Novel engineering adds brief laser impulses to 3D, inkjet-printed blood vessels to form capillaries, resulting in a complete and functional artificial organ made of polymers and biomolecules.

By September 16, 2011

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Secret compartment in The Popcorn Bowl makes for a nice plot twist

The Popcorn Bowl from UncommonGoods strains unpopped kernels like a colander. The movie-night essential has its own back story.

By October 9, 2014

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NASA's giant vibrating table: Like Magic Fingers for spacecraft tests

NASA is shaking things up in its preparations for future manned space flights with a 55,000-pound table designed to replicate the forces of a rocket during launch.

By October 6, 2014

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10 years of XPrizes: Fixing the world one competition at a time

It was October 4, 2004 that Scaled Composites won the Ansari XPrize. 10 years later, what started as one man's quest to get to space has evolved into an international organization for global good.

By October 3, 2014

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Space Shuttles, carriers and Concordes: A Tour of the Intrepid Museum

What do the Concorde, the Space Shuttle, an aircraft carrier, and a cruise missile submarine have in common? They're all part the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Those iconic vehicles, and many more, in our full tour.

By August 28, 2014

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Set sail with robots, virtual balconies on tech-filled cruise

Royal Caribbean says it's hitting the high seas with "the world's first smart ship" this November. Expect high-tech toys aplenty.

By August 26, 2014

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Artist builds giant 3D clay printer to make beautiful ceramics

Netherlands-based artist Olivier van Herpt wanted to 3D print ceramics. The problem? There was no machine that could do what he wanted. His solution was to build his own.

By August 20, 2014