Riryn Novianty

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Whole organ 'grown' in world first

<b>A whole functional organ has been grown from scratch inside an animal for the first time, say researchers in Scotland.</b><p>A group of cells developed into a thymus - a critical part of the immune system - when transplanted into mice.<p>The findings, published in Nature Cell Biology, could pave the way to …

Treating Cancer With Bacteria Shows Real Promise

Bacteria are generally considered more foe than friend, but that may change, if results from a pioneering study are confirmed.<p>Reporting in the …

A professor created a single tree that can produce 40 types of fruit

"The idea is that I could collapse a whole orchard and put it into one tree," he told Business Insider.<p>Each of the colors in the photo above represents a variety of flowering tree. Collectively, as one plant, they produce 40 different edible stone fruits (ones with pits, like peaches and plums). …

Tree with 40 fruit varieties? Grow your own

A single tree that bears 40 different fruits?<p>It's not the product of magic, but years of careful grafting by artist Sam Van Aken.<p>The Tree of 40 Fruit looks like any other tree. But in the spring, it blossoms with varieties of cherry, peach, apricots, plum and other stone fruit.<p>Fourteen of these …

Swarm of 1,000 Kilobots cooperates like an ant colony

Each individual Kilobot doesn't look like much: just a few centimetres in diameter, on three almost comical matchstick-like legs. Powered only by a pair of coin batteries, they move by vibrating, shuffling forward on those funny sticks.<p>The impressive part is what they can do together. In a swarm …

Robotics