For decades, diagnoses and surgical plans have been made based on x-rays and scans. At Boston Children’s Hospital, patient safety is being ensured by a Simulator Program that employs a 3D printer to replicate
Scientists may next be able to exploit the deadly fly's live birth and mammalian-like milk in battle against sleeping sickness. The genome of the tsetse fly—a disease-ridden insect with surprisingly mammalian
Calico will work with big pharma to create and market new drugs for diseases like cancer and Alzheimer's The Google-backed life-extension company, Calico, announced today that it was partnering with Chicago-based
There's a supermassive black hole lurking at the heart of every galaxy. Our own galaxy, the Milky Way, has one at its center called Sagittarius A. Now, a high-powered NASA telescope is helping scientists
Weak muscles evolved even faster than smart brains in people. We humans may be weaklings by nature. Humans appear to have evolved puny muscles even faster than they grew big brains, according to a new
The Weekly Oil and Gas Follies – Volume 61, September 8, 2014 In which we drill down into the @GDBlackmon Twitter feed to briefly chronicle the week’s silliness, shenanigans, fake news and real news related
For the past century and a half, Reno has been known for mining, divorces and gambling. Now, Tesla Motors stands to wipe Reno’s image slate clean, once it opens its $5 billion gigafactory around 2017.
A 6-year-old boy is in fair condition after surviving a mountain lion attack on Sunday. The family was on a hiking trail near the Picchetti Winery in Cupertino, Calif., when the lion grabbed the child.
It's a puzzle — the deepest puzzle I know. The question is: What are we? One answer, from physicist-novelist Alan Lightman, is we are stuff. Just stuff. "Let me explain. A highly unpleasant idea, but that
Amid the devastation and danger of civil war, Syrian archaeologists and activists are risking their lives in the battle against looting. The ancient city of Dura-Europos sits on a bluff above the Tigris
The movie casts French cuisine as a kind of villain, Indian food as a hero. The new movie Hundred-Foot Journey, about an Indian restaurant that opens 100 feet from a Michelin-starred French restaurant,
Using fMRI scans, we can now see what meditation does to the brain. The author suggests it can lead to a happier, more productive, and creative life. And even two minutes a day can do wonders. Ever since
This single-celled alga known as a diatom helps tell the tale of a Florida ecosystem's evolution Diatoms – single-celled algae – are abundant in both fresh and salt waters and are among the most common
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There have always been fears about new technologies in the workplace. But what if automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence are bearing down on us at a faster rate than we ever anticipated? Sure,
A small asteroid about the size of a house is passing Earth, US space agency Nasa says. At its closest point, the asteroid 2014 RC passed over New Zealand at 18:18 GMT on Sunday. It is about 18m (60ft)