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Playing God: should we revive extinct species?

It sounds like something from a sci-fi B-Movie: scientists have moved a step closer to bringing the Tasmanian tiger back from extinction.<p>Also known as the thylacine, or Tasmanian wolf, the world’s largest carnivorous marsupial died out in its native land sometime during the 1930s. Despite almost …

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Could This Bionic Vision System Help Restore Sight?

Time is not your body's friend. Years will wear away the color of your hair, dull the bounciness of your joints, erase the elasticity of your skin. …

The week that was: seven days in the horse world

<b>Owners warned to be on the alert for fatal parasite</b><p>A new video has been created to alert owners to the potential fatal effects of encysted small …

Faster, more accurate cancer detection using nanoparticles

Using light-emitting nanoparticles, Rutgers University-New Brunswick scientists have invented a highly effective method to detect tiny tumors and …

Stem cells restore mobility and sensory perception to paralyzed rats

by Brad Jones December 16, 2017 Health & Medicine 3998<p>Spine Repair<p>Advancements in spine repair could be propelling us into a future where a severed …

Stem Cells

Printed human body parts could soon be available for transplant

<i>How to build organs from scratch</i><p>Every year about 120,000 organs, mostly kidneys, are transplanted from one human being to another. Sometimes the …

U of A researchers break ground on printing human-like tissues for transplant patients

Researchers at the University of Alberta are one step closer to printing functional human organs.<p>For their first experiment, the researchers at the …

University of Alberta

Obamacare will survive as Republicans give up on repeal

It won’t be pretty. But the law might really, finally be in the clear.<p>The Affordable Care Act is going to survive.<p>The 2010 health care law has slowly but surely moved out of the line of fire. President Trump barely mentioned it in his State of the Union address Tuesday night. At their annual …

Bomb Threat Reported At Smith Haven Mall

Police conducted a search of the mall after receiving a call of a bomb threat on Sunday afternoon.<p>LAKE GROVE, NY - A bomb threat was reported at the …