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Lauren Gravitz Guest Contributor

  • Changing A Cell's Biological Battery

    This video shows how researchers at Oregon Health & Science University created a fertile egg through a process they call spindle-chromosomal complex transfer, which allowed for the complete replacement of mitochondrial DNA.

  • Bone-setting Glue

    A video narrated by Russell Stewart shows the sandcastle worm creating its mineral tube and a brief demonstration of synthetic adhesive based on the worm’s natural glue.

  • Bone-setting Glue

    A new adhesive, inspired by aquatic worms, could help repair shattered bone.


  • Cell on a Chip

    The first artificial cell organelle may help researchers find a way to make bioengineered heparin and other synthetic drugs.

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  • Ultrasound to Go

    With a new probe, smart phones can be used to capture and send ultrasound images.


  • A Disappearing Heart Stent

    A bioabsorbable drug-eluting stent developed by Abbott treats coronary artery disease and is absorbed into the walls of treated arteries within two years. It leaves behind blood vessels that appeared to move and function similar to normal arteries.


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