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Scientists regrow damaged tissue

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh are trying to induce limb regrowth mechanisms, like those in starfish, in humans.

ECE professor innovates

Priya Narasimhan, a professor of ECE and Computer Science, has been developing a number of innovative devices, ranging from devices to help the blind, to devices that will make sports more interesting.

Health Talk: The 2008 Nobel Prize in medicine

This year's Nobel Prize in medicine went to scientists who discovered that cervical cancer was caused by the Human Papilloma Virus, and scientists who discovered the Human Immunodeficiency virus.

How Things Work: Plasma converters

Plasma converters are futuristic devices that transform heaps of waste into large amounts of energy.

Health Line

Researchers from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, have devised a method that deciphers patterns in the brain using economics.

Sci/Tech Briefs

Global warming has caused penguins to fly Brazil, which is further north than they usually fly during the spring.

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