stem cells

New Windpipe Grown And Transplanted Through Tissue Engineering

By | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 16:22

Scientists build new esophagi from stem cells in regenerative medicine breakthrough.

Blood bag

Could Newly-Created Artificial Blood Lead To A Limitless Supply?

By | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 15:02

For the first time, scientists are preparing to test artificial blood in humans, which could lead to safer and more efficient blood transfusions.


Scientists Can Pinpoint The Exact Moment You Form A Memory

By | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 13:24

Place cells in the hippocampus help researchers draw a "cognitive map," which concretely plots your abstract experiences.

blood test

The Growing World Of Blood Tests Raises A Vital Question

By | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 08:30

Blood tests can now detect risks for concussions, cancers, cataracts, MS, and even death. But how much speculation is too much?


Scoliosis, As Documented By The Patient Herself [PHOTOS]

By | Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:46

One patient bravely revealed photos of both her pre-op and post-op body to show the results of scoliosis surgery, a type of spinal fusion.

Lab Grown Vagina

How It's Made: Lab-Grown Vagina [VIDEO]

By | Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:20

Lab-grown vaginas have already helped four women suffering from Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome. Take a look at how scientists build them.

Trauma Effects Heritable Through 'Short RNA'

Effects Of Traumatic Experiences Could Be Passed On To Our Kids

By | Sun, 04/13/2014 - 17:47

The effects of trauma in early life are passed on to the next generation, and the one afterward, according to a new study.

new nose

Growing A New Nose With Old Tissue

By | Sun, 04/13/2014 - 14:22

"Tissue engineering" allows surgeons to repair nose defects with grafts grown from the patient's own tissue.

cervical cancer

3D-Printed Cancer Tumor Model Helps Scientists Study Treatments

By | Sat, 04/12/2014 - 17:41

Scientists say they've improved a technique to print a 3-dimensional model of a cancerous growth, which will allow the investigation of potential drug therapies.


10 Little-Known Facts About Human Evolution [VIDEO]

By | Fri, 04/11/2014 - 17:24

Human evolution has produced a lot of amazing things, but that doesn't mean some aren't totally bizarre.


This Software Is Almost Too Good At Showing How Your Child Will Age [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

By | Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:09

The novelty of age progression software never gets old, and now it's even better.


Lab-Grown Vaginas Successfully Implanted In 4 Teenage Girls

By | Thu, 04/10/2014 - 18:30

Scientists have successfully implanted lab-grown vaginal organs into four women, who now enjoy normal, pain-free function.


Could This 'Body Hack' App Be A Cure For Jet Lag?

By | Thu, 04/10/2014 - 17:00

Entrain, a new "body hack" app from the University of Michigan, promises to help travelers and shift workers fight fatigue.


American Teens Can’t Get Enough Of Apple Products

By | Thu, 04/10/2014 - 14:50

A recent Survey by Piper Jaffray reveals that 61 percent of American teenagers currently own an Apple iPhone, and out of teens who own a tablet, 61 percent own an iPad.


Science May Soon 3D Print Its First Human Heart

By | Thu, 04/10/2014 - 14:18

Though in its early stages, scientists are attempting to print a 3D heart, and critics believe that it will be decades before a transplant ever makes it into an actual human being.