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This Bioengineered Rat Kidney Could Pave The Way For On-Demand Replacement Organs
The big news in bioengineering this week is all about a tiny pool of rat pee.
A Working Transistor Built Out Of DNA Within A Living Cell
We're this close to having a usable biocomputer.
A Robot With Heart
Using cardiac cells as a motor.
Machine Keeps Human Liver Alive And Functioning Outside The Body For 24 Hours
This could double the amount of livers available for transplant and save thousands of lives. Livers for everyone!
Cornell Researchers Grow A Realistic Bio-Engineered Human Ear
After three months growing in the lab, it looks and acts more like a natural ear than any previous attempt.
Injectable Sponges Can Expand Inside The Body To Deliver Drugs
Minisponges saturated with medicine could work as minimally invasive healing kits.
Researchers Build First Complete Computer Model of an Entire Organism
To conduct experiments, researchers can change a variable in an organism and watch the results unfold. But life is messy,...
Video: Skin Augmented With Spider-Silk Stops a Speeding Bullet
Extolling the many virtues of spider silk is something of a trend these days, as the fine yet remarkably hardy...
Genetically Engineered Cells Will Sweat Ethanol and Diesel Fuel in Texas Pilot Plant
The tiny single-cell plants eat, reproduce, and then sweat fuel
The Wild World of DIY Synthetic Biology
Get your designer life forms here!