Biology

Doctors Discovered A New Way to Heal Wounds Without Leaving Any Scars

Doctors Discovered A New Way to Heal Wounds Without Leaving Any Scars

Doctors have discovered a breakthrough in healing wounds. They are now able to manipulate scar tissue to regenerate skin which enables a wound to heal...

Stem Cell Study Restores Long-Term Vision in Blind Mice

Stem Cell Study Restores Long-Term Vision in Blind Mice

Researchers from the Buck Institute were able to restore vision in blind mice by transplanting photoreceptors derived from human stem cells. Photoreceptors are cells found...

20-Cent Paper Centrifuge Can Detect Malaria in 15 Minutes

20-Cent Paper Centrifuge Can Detect Malaria in 15 Minutes

Researchers from Stanford University have developed a hand-spun centrifuge mainly made out of paper. The Centrifuge is extremely light and costs just 20 cents....

Scientists Have Officially Discovered A New Organ

Scientists Have Officially Discovered A New Organ

Scientists recently discovered a new organ in the human body, one that was there all along. The Mesentery will become the body’s 79th organ. The...

This Giant Blob Slime Mold can Learn Like Other Living Organisms

This Giant Blob Slime Mold can Learn Like Other Living Organisms

No, it’s not the same growing creature from the 1958 horror film The Blob. This blob-like slime mold consists of one giant cell. Despite...

Universal Biosensor Saves Lives With Real-time Tracking

Universal Biosensor Saves Lives With Real-time Tracking

For people living with illnesses, constantly tracking vitals, glucose levels and other bodily chemicals can be crucial. One team of researchers developed a universal...

These Mini-Brains Could Lead to Huge Possibilities

These Mini-Brains Could Lead to Huge Possibilities

Although they sound like one of Frankenstein’s creations, mini-brains are real. Mini-brains, also known as organoids (organ buds), are laboratory grown bundles of cells....

Microalgae: the Tiny Item of the Sea that Might Save Human Existence

Microalgae: the Tiny Item of the Sea that Might Save Human Existence

In a recent study, scientists discovered a food and fuel supply from the sea that could offer more solutions to global issues. As the...

Benex Finds Solution to Painful Tooth Extraction

Benex Finds Solution to Painful Tooth Extraction

Extensive decay, a cracked tooth which is beyond repair or an incorrectly positioned teeth are just some of the reasons one may require a...

Megaherbs: Giant, Endemic Mystery Plants of Campbell Island

Megaherbs: Giant, Endemic Mystery Plants of Campbell Island

On the Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand you can find megaherbs that are huge, hairy and warmer than air. These plants were first described by...