Recent advances in the field of "tissue engineering" are making it possible to grow spare parts on demand for the human machine. Today, a bladder; tomorrow, a heart?
Data's a bitch to archive and then you die.
New computer simulations that re-create the sense of touch allow doctors-in-training to perform virtual procedures without risking harm to a human being's precious skin.
New diagnostic technique promises to put a powerful lab on a dime-sized slice of silicon.
New records in the lab herald real-world advances in data transmission.
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Vendors orchestrate thousands of PCs to tackle truly tough problems.
Heat-activated sacs deliver anti-cancer drugs directly to the tumor, sparing healthy cells.
E Ink slims down to refocus on handhelds, while rival Gyricon sticks with retail signs.