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vessels

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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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Ditch your wallet at shops that read your palm for payment

Swedish students are paying for things with their paws using Quixter, a palm scanner that reads the unique pattern of blood vessels in your hand.

By April 14, 2014

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Could this shipwreck be Christopher Columbus' Santa Maria?

A wreck off the coast of Haiti has been tentatively identified by underwater explorer Barry Clifford as the remains of one of Columbus' long-lost vessels.

By May 13, 2014

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Russia aims to open floating nuclear power plant in 2016

The long journey to supply power to remote locations could culminate in these floating vessels.

By July 8, 2013

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Rolls Royce said to be developing drone cargo ships

Within a decade, unmanned freighters could be operating in regions like the Baltic Sea, and some think they could be safer, cheaper, and cleaner than manned cargo vessels. But regulatory and labor concerns remain.

By February 25, 2014

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Dress to kill in this synthetic spider silk outfit

Qmonos is a tough, lightweight artificial spider silk with mass production applications, including everything from car parts to artificial blood vessels.

By May 26, 2013