A Pint-Sized Dialysis Machine Gets Its First Taste of Human Blood

Who needs gigantic dialysis machines? The first portable blood filter has just been approved for testing on humans, and it's practically pocket-sized. » 6/26/13 5:11pm 6/26/13 5:11pm

Why the Heck Is This Guy Using a Sheep As a Dialysis Machine?

PETA and PETA loving people, chill. It's not real. Well, the animals could be real but the sheep isn't really being used as a dialysis machine. Okay. The man and sheep setup is actually part of an art piece by Revital Cohen called 'Life Support'. It examines whether we could use animals as medical devices. » 5/04/11 12:40am 5/04/11 12:40am

Inkjet Cartridges To Save Your Kidneys

Sometimes it's hard to remember that inkjet printers are good for anything other than ripping you off, but news today from HP's own intellectual property czar may change that: the technology that regulates the precise mixture of pigments down to the last picoliter will soon make home kidney dialysis machines more… » 10/15/08 8:40pm 10/15/08 8:40pm