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Artificial Burger Just around the Corner?

Artificial Burger Just around the Corner?

The first pieces of artificial muscle First strips of muscle tissue created by Dutch scientists using stem cells have sparked hope of artificially grown hamburger, reducing the world’s dependence on expensive live stock. During a recent press conferance which took ...

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Neural Stem Cell Safeguards

Neural Stem Cell Safeguards

Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California have identified the safeguards preventing neural stem cells from dividing indefinitely, ensuring that a pool of such cells remain available to the brain throughout each person’s entire life. ...

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Collagen Made from Transgenic Tobacco Plants

Collagen Made from Transgenic Tobacco Plants

A scientist from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, has recently reported the successful production of human collagen replicas from tobacco plants. This achievement has multiple commercial implications and it could help clinicians greatly, since collagen is used in a ...

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Scientists Create Super-Strong Collagen

Scientists Create Super-Strong Collagen

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison have recently announced the creation of the strongest form of collagen known to science, which might serve as a stable alternative to human collagen. There are several future benefits, including the ability to treat ...

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The World’s First Bionic Goose

The World’s First Bionic Goose

Not quite the object of science-fiction movies, but futuristic nonetheless – we present you the world’s first bionic goose. In a first operation of its kind, vets in the UK have fitted a two-week old gosling with a bionic leg. ...

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Scientists Develop Artificial Skin

Scientists Develop Artificial Skin

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Institute has recently announced the completion of artificial skin produced in a fully automated process. Such a product could benefit pharmacologists, chemists, and doctors, who often have an urgent need for “skin ...

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Place Any Video inside Your Home Video

Researchers from Stanford University have developed new artificial intelligence software called ZunaVision, which can place a still image or video on almost any surface inside a video clip. For example, in a video displaying a painting of the sea hanging ...

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Artificial Vascular System to Help Grow Tissues

Researchers from Cornell University have engineered micro-channels within a water-based gel that can act as a vascular system. The system can carry and deliver oxygen, sugar, proteins, and other growth factors to the growing tissue. The scientists designed the system ...

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Festo’s Bionic Arm

Festo’s Bionic Arm

Festo, a German-based company, has developed a novel mechanical arm, using advanced techniques in automated movement. Their “Airic’s Arm” was created after a close study of the “design principles of nature”, and the scientists believe the achieved model comes as ...

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