Featured by Lana Birbrair
Have Modern Scientists Made Any Advancements In Alchemy?
Ancient alchemists tried just about anything to turn lead into gold. But if they had just had a laser, they … Continued
FYI: Are Organs Ever Re-Donated?
A few transplants out of the 28,000 performed every year involve the same organ spending time in more than two … Continued
The Incredible Shrinking Shot: Needles Get a Pain-Free Makeover
The design of the hypodermic needle has changed little since 1853, when French surgeon Charles Gabriel Pravaz first attached a … Continued
Surface Where a Stem Cell Grows Can Determine Its Future
Like a child, a stem cell can grow up to be just about anything. Eventually it picks a job, however, … Continued
A Map of the US…Made of Slime Mold
One-celled organisms could make our road network more efficient
This Chip Can Sift Martian Soil For Alien DNA
DNA-testing Martian soil could lead us to life on another planet
Old Corpse, New Identity
CT scans and genetic analysis of King Tut’s family reveal some surprising connections
Should I Be Worried About Electromagnetic Pulses Destroying My Electronics?
It depends on the source of the pulse. Electromagnetic pulses (EMPs) large enough to cause you trouble come in two … Continued
Belgian Woman Grows Transplanted Trachea in Her Forearm
A dead man's windpipe was transplanted into her arm to grow new blood vessels. It was then moved to her throat, where it is breathing normally