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Scientists can now swap out bad spinal discs with lab-grown alternatives—at least in goats
A major mehhhdical advance.
Lab-grown pig lungs are great news for the future of organ transplantation
Even if they're not quite ready for human patients.
Growing skin in a lab has benefits for humans and turtles alike
Scientists just engineered reptile skin for the first time.
Blind tadpoles learn to see using eyeballs attached to their butts
A new study bodes well for human organ transplants
How to turn a spinach leaf into a human heart
Step one: detergent
Scientists have figured out how to stop our bodies from fighting electronic implants
Scar tissue may no longer be an obstacle on our road to becoming cyborgs
This scientist re-wires frogs to grow extra limbs. Could it work in humans?
The body electrician
Bioengineered Blood Vessels Can Grow Inside Animals
The grafts could treat children’s heart defects without needing to be replaced
What Landmine-Detecting Plants Can Teach Us About Design
Some jobs are better left to rats!
Mouse Skin, Complete With Fur, Grown In Lab
Also: it glows