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Bioengineered Vessels Now Used As Dialysis Grafts

November 22, 2013

"Not long ago, it was deemed impossible to create viable human tissue via cellular "scaffolds." Today, collagen structures that do not bring about negative immune responses are being used to help treat real patients. In time, this breakthrough bioengineering technique might change how doctors treat a wide variety of diseases."

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Study Reveals Potential Breakthrough in Hearing Technology

November 21, 2013

“Wireless hearing aids powered by your cell phone? New understanding of the neural networks responsible for hearing, picking up sounds, focusing on sounds, and eliminating background noise could promise huge hearing gains for the hearing impaired…”

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A Sub-$1,000 3D Printer for Metals

November 19, 2013

“An innovative new 3D printer allows users to print detailed objects from specially blended metal clay and fire to make unique metal objects, such as precision jewelry and metal parts.”

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New Evidence Links MERS Virus to Camels

November 19, 2013

“Virus ‘jumps,’ when a virus transfers from an animal to a human, can spell the beginning of an epidemic. Recently, the New York Times reported on a frightening case in Saudi Arabia of a camel infected with the MERS virus that resulted in a ‘jump’ to its human owner. Here’s what scientists have discovered about MERS and other deadly new viruses like it:”

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