Biology

Researchers Grow Human Heart Tissue on Spinach Leaves

Researchers Grow Human Heart Tissue on Spinach Leaves

In a creative display of bioengineering, a team of researchers used a plant’s vascular system to scale up reproducing human tissue. Like with most...

Seven Cool Biofuel Crops That We Use for Fuel Production

Seven Cool Biofuel Crops That We Use for Fuel Production

Biofuels and biofuel crops have been vaunted by politicians, journalists and scientists for years. A method of producing fuel from plants or other sources...

15 Animals That Have Been Successfully Cloned by Scientists

15 Animals That Have Been Successfully Cloned by Scientists

Cloning, to some a glimpse of the future, to others a step too far. There can be no doubt, however, that this technology will...

This Tiny Ingestible Health Tracker Is Powered by Stomach Acids

This Tiny Ingestible Health Tracker Is Powered by Stomach Acids

Researchers from MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have designed and built a small voltaic cell which is sustained by stomach acid. The cell...

Do This One Thing Every Day to Be Better at Public Speaking

Do This One Thing Every Day to Be Better at Public Speaking

Words are very powerful, and the sooner you realize this, the sooner you can improve your public speaking skills.

SpaceX to Deliver a Deadly Superbug to the International Space Station

SpaceX to Deliver a Deadly Superbug to the International Space Station

This will certainly be a Valentine’s Day present space agencies won’t forget. On February 14, SpaceX will launch a deadly bacterium to the International...

Scientists Create Human-Pig Hybrids to Grow Organs for Transplant

Scientists Create Human-Pig Hybrids to Grow Organs for Transplant

Published in the journal Cell last week, researchers have successfully created the first human-pig hybrids by growing human cells inside early-stage embryos. This breakthrough...

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....