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A human heart ready for transplant the heart can be kept warm and viable for many hours in this device. Photo by Robert Clark

<i>A human heart ready for transplant</i> the heart can be kept warm and viable for many hours in this device. Photo by Robert Clark.

Oxytocin, aka “love hormone”, The hormone responsible for lovePhoto by Alfred Pasieka

<b>Oxytocin</b>, <i>aka “love hormone”</i>, The hormone responsible for love<i><br>Photo by Alfred Pasieka</i>

Red Blood Cells

Red Blood Cells

Cross section of a plant stem

Cross section of a plant stem. Each of these “tubes” is used to transport water and other substances necessary for survival throughout the plant. (via)

Scientists are learning how to grow custom-made body parts so they can be ready when you—and your vital organs—start falling apart

Scientists are learning how to grow custom-made body parts so they can be ready when you—and your vital organs—start falling apart. At the University of Minnesota, Doris Taylor and her colleagues strip organs of their cells, reseed the organ “skeletons” with living cells, and watch as the organs start working right in front of their eyes. more here

Amazing science art by Florida artist Megan Lee. Purchase prints here

Amazing science art by Florida artist Megan Lee. Purchase prints here<p>How many of these names do you recognize ;)

System of the human body (via)

System of the human body (via)

Scanning electron micrograph of a single red blood cell on the tip of a needle (via)

Scanning electron micrograph of a single red blood cell on the tip of a needle (via)

Blood

Blood

Aqua regia, literally meaning “King’s water”, is a highly corrosive mixture of acids; it is the only mixture of acids that can dissolve gold

<b>Aqua regia,</b> literally meaning “King’s water”, is a highly corrosive mixture of acids; it is the only mixture of acids that can dissolve gold.<p>Hungarian chemist George de Hevesy dissolved the nobel prizes of his peers in aqua regia during the German invasion of Denmark in WWII to prevent Nazis from looting the prizes. He placed the liquid solution of gold and aqua regia in plain sight where it was overlooked. After the war had ended, de Hevesy returned to precipitate the gold out of the mixture. …

Stomach cells naturally revert to stem cells

New research has shown that the stomach naturally produces more stem cells than previously realized, likely for repair of injuries from infections, …

Blush, A Radiator That Simulates Capillaries & Blushes Red When Warm

Blush is a radiator by Icelandic designer Thorunn Arnadottir that is covered in thermochromatic paint and both looks like and simulates capillaries. …

Processed Meat Reduces Male Fertility

Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health have found that men who eat at least half a portion of processed meat a day—including bacon, hamburgers, sausage, and hot dogs—corrupt the size and shape of their sperm cells and reduce their fertility.<p>Scientists are not sure why this occurs, but …

Processed Meat

Mechanism clarifies DNA puzzle - Futurity

U. ROCHESTER (US) — Scientists have discovered the purpose of a long-known but little understood …

DNA