In the new film The Wolverine, everyone's favorite genetic anomaly loses his ability to self-regenerate. Here are some of the things he should fear the most.
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About the size of "Abraham Lincoln's head on a penny," the device could travel through your body to deliver drugs and take samples.
Last December, Felisa Wolfe-Simon announced the discovery of a microbe that could change the way we understand life in the universe. Soon she found herself plunged into a maelstrom of bitter backlash and intemperate criticism. A dispatch from the frontiers of the new peer review
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A reader inquires: "Why can't we put people into some sort of cryogenic sleep and launch them to Mars--or to an even more distant destination, like Alpha Centauri?"
Bust a move, ferrofluids.
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Engineers harness sound to simplify microfluidic devices (watch the music video!)
Although most people exposed do not get sick.
Understanding its mechanism will help researchers create better space suits and even concussion preventing helmets
We patrolled the halls of academe. We eavesdropped on the research grapevine. We asked scientists: Whose work is just plain brilliant?
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