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A close up taken at the University Hospital in Dijon, France, shows a 3D printer used for the reproduction of the skull of a patient. (credit: Jean-Philippe  Ksiazek/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists Try 3-D Printer To Build Human Heart

It may sound far-fetched, but scientists are attempting to build a human heart with a 3-D printer. Ultimately, the goal is to create a new heart for a patient with their own cells that could be transplanted.

04/09/2014

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Study: Meat, Dairy May Be As Detrimental To Health As Smoking

Eating a diet heavy on meat and cheese may be as harmful to you as smoking a cigarette, researchers claim.

03/05/2014

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Spin-Cyclists Raise Money To Combat Ovarian Cancer

More than 300 people participated in “Wheel to Survive,” a six-hour indoor cycling event, in Dallas Sunday to raise money for the fight against Ovarian Cancer.

02/23/2014

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USGS Confirms 3.0-Magnitude Quake Near Azle

A 2.3 magnitude earthquake rattled areas around Azle Tuesday, causing concern for residents but leaving no reports of damage.

01/29/2014

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Unmanned Aircraft Testing Being Performed In Texas

Just weeks after the federal government gave the green light, researchers have started test missions in Texas on unmanned aerial vehicles.

CBS 11–01/16/2014

An unmanned surveillance drone.  (credit: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Drone Research Center Conducting Tests

The next big thing in American aviation sounds and looks like an oversized leaf blower with wings and a tail, has duct tape keeping some of its pieces in place and must be carried to a catapult that sends it into flight.

01/15/2014

TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY RUPAM JAIN NAIR  "Asia-Russia-wildlife-tiger-conservation" A tiger, seen wearing a collar, is spotted during a jungle-safari at the Ranthambore National Park, around 200kms from Jaipur, on October 22, 2010. Efforts to save the tiger, set to be addressed at a conference in Russia November 2010, will depend for a large part on the success of the shield India has attempted to throw around the animal. The country is home to more than half of the world's rapidly dwindling wild tigers, but even its conservation programme, said by the government to be the world's most comprehensive, has failed to halt the creature's demise. AFP PHOTO/ MANAN VATSYAYANA (Photo credit should read MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Doctors, Veterinarians Explore Shared Medical Problems

What do Siberian tigers and post-menopausal women have in common? That is among the questions related to fighting diseases that affect both animals and people that physicians and veterinarians are teaming up to explore.

11/01/2013

A researcher extracts DNA from samples for AIDS vaccine testing. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Tests Suggest Baby Born With HIV May Be Cured

Doctors now have convincing evidence that they put HIV into remission, hopefully for good, in an American baby born with the AIDS virus — a medical first that is prompting a new look at how hard and fast such cases should be treated.

10/23/2013

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Studying The Effects Of Concussions On Young Athletes

The pressure to play hard is the norm for so many young athletes. Yet sometimes, the intensity of the game can push students too far, leading to a serious injury like a concussion.

08/30/2013

Lasers are precisely pinpointed on a patient with prostate cancer at a radiation oncology center. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Drug Safely Cuts Prostate Cancer Risk, Texas Study Finds

The results of a long-term major federal study that was done in Texas is easing worries about the safety of a hormone-blocking drug that can lower a man’s chances of developing prostate cancer.

08/14/2013

A woman smokes a cigarette. (credit: Alexander Heimann/Getty Images)

Texas Researchers Look At Meditation To Help Smokers Quit

Most people know that smokers wanting to kick the habit can try an array of pills and patches, but researchers at Texas Tech University say they have found success using ancient Chinese secrets

CBSDFW.COM–08/07/2013

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UNT Looking For Married Couples To Participate In Conflict Study

Would you be willing to talk about the conflicts in your marriage in the name of science? UNT is looking for volunteers to participate in a study to be run by Dr. Joshua Hook in the Department of Psychology at the University of North Texas.

07/17/2013

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