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vessel

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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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Lego-inspired shot glasses let you build and imbibe

ThinkGeek's Build-on Brick shot glasses are more than just a vessel for drinks; they're vessels for creativity.

By May 12, 2014

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Carbon fiber hammock-bathtub perfect for a sci-fi soak

Billed as "the ultimate vehicle for total escapism," the $34,000 Vessel is a sleek pod for relaxing off the ground.

By June 27, 2013

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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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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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Raspberry Pi-powers DIY autonomous underwater vehicle

Built by a team of engineering undergraduates from Singapore, the robotic vessel dubbed Coconut Pi uses both the Raspberry Pi and Arduino.

By April 10, 2013

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Japan readies new robot to probe crippled nuclear plant

Can a pint-size explorer help find leaks in Fukushima's reactors? Sakura has radiation shielding, a camera, and a mic to look for cracks in the nuclear fuel vessel.

By October 23, 2012