Meet the wee, multilegged chefs behind the world's most sought-after loaves.
Scientists really did believe that electricity might be able to bring the dead back to life.
Bill Faloon has pursued immortality for decades. Now he's got lots of company. What does science have to say?
Traditional chicken, beef, and pork production devours resources and creates waste. Meat-free meat might be the solution.
Out of the wild
Bill Andrews has spent two decades unlocking the molecular mechanisms of aging. His mission: to extend the human life span to 150 years--or die trying
Launch the gallery below, and enjoy our favorite pictures of the year, all in one place
Be grateful, dear reader, that someone else does the hard, dangerous and downright grody work involved in truly audacious science
Pioneering surgeons have made it possible to transplant a human uterus that can bear children, offering hope to millions of women who never thought they could give birth.
I want *that* head on *that* body.
A couple professors sound off about the ethics of transplanting one human's head onto another human's body.
Everything you need to know about the hottest topic in
medicine, from big-league breakthroughs and new therapies to emerging health risks and the patients willing to take them
Dallas Wiens suffered horrific burns in a 2008 accident
Reservoirs of HIV hide deep within the body. Scientists are now closing in on methods to wipe them out.
One lab baboon has had a pig heart in its body for more than a year now.
In the newest installment of "As Seen On TV," we look at modern medicine's greatest achievement. No, not the cure for smallpox, the cure for baldness
At least rat livers do.
This 10,000-rpm, no-pulse artificial heart doesn't resemble an organic heart--and might be all the better for it
The operation is experimental and risky, but baby Vincent is a sign that it might work for others.
Another step toward having your own reserve of spare stem cells on demand