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Scientists Have Developed A Jet Engine That Will Shoot Lazy Sperm Right Into The Danger Zone

Has science gone too far? That’s a question you’ll be asking yourself once you watch this video. No, it’s not a full-on head transplant (that <i>is</i> a definitive sign that science has gone too far), but researchers in Germany have developed something that’s just as weird as you’d see in a mid-budget …

We Asked 12 Scientists How Their Faith Affects Their Work

"If there were serious compatibility issues between science and Christianity, I would feel them like a knife through my mind."<p>"Both science and faith play a part in helping me to make sense of the world. Science gives me a basic understanding of the world that I share with everyone else. It also …

Your Bones Could Soon Heal a Whole Lot Better Thanks to Polymer Nanoshells

Bones that grow back? Yes please.<p>Might we one day have bionic body parts able to ward off disease and injury and even heal themselves? Today it's …

University of Michigan

Novel Chemical 'Washes Away' Alzheimer's Plaque in Mice

Scientists in Korea have found a small molecule that, when added to the drinking water of mice bred to develop Alzheimer's disease, washed away the …

Neuroscience

Map of World's Groundwater Shows Planet's 'Hidden' Reservoirs

A new map of Earth's groundwater supply shows where on the planet water is locked up and "hidden" underground.<p>The map — the first of its kind — …

EPA

TEDxBigApple - Robert Langer - Biomaterials for the 21st Century

Robert S. Langer: Biomaterials for the 21st Century || Radcliffe Institute

Science Thinks We Should Start Putting Seaweed in Everything

Science Thinks We Should Start Putting Seaweed in EverythingTORONTO, ON - FEBRUARY 24: Stock shot of Dried Seaweed (David Cooper/Toronto Star via …

Nutrition

New Insights Into Dopamine Function in Parkinson's Patients

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists have measured release of the key neurotransmitter with unprecedented temporal precision in the …