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We Just Figured out How to Activate Stem Cells to Treat Baldness

External Problem. Internal Solution.<p>Researchers have already explored ways to use stem cells to treat everything from diabetes to aging, and now, a …

Stem Cells

Quantum Internet Is 13 Years Away. Wait, What's Quantum Internet?

A year ago this week, Chinese physicists launched the world’s first quantum satellite. Unlike the dishes that deliver your Howard Stern and cricket …

Small snakebite melts man’s finger off

This is the stuff of nightmares.<p>Horrific photos of a snakebite show just what happens when a victim doesn’t receive adequate treatment following an …

Are You Empathetic? Your Genes May Hold the Answer

Besides the meltdowns and over-the-top photo shoots, Tyra Banks’ <i>America’s Next Top Model</i> brought us “smizing”: smiling with the eyes. Turns out that …

Genetics

Finnish scientists have worked out how to make food from electricity

A team of researchers in Finland has successfully created food using electricity.<p>Well, calling it food is a bit of a stretch at this point—but it’s a start. By mixing three ingredients into a coffee-cup-sized bioreactor and supplying an electric shock, they zapped a powder into being that’s around …

Agriculture