Taylor Schleinkofer

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This is how a baby starfish eats. It involves vortexes of doom.

Starfish larvae can’t swim very well. So they create vortexes that bring food to them.<p>Manu Prakash’s lab at Stanford is all about looking in the smallest places for innovative ideas. Prakash and his team have discovered how certain insects walk on water and how small traces of chemicals can make …

Dutch researchers create most detailed human embryo scans ever

Researchers from the Netherlands have compiled 3D digital models of the first eight weeks of a human embryo’s development – a project which took them …

Researchers remove mutated DNA from mitochondria to slow or reverse a cause of aging

Researchers from Caltech and UCLA have developed a new approach to removing cellular damage that accumulates with age. The technique can potentially …

Genetically Modified Pigs Could Ease Organ Shortage

Researchers breed animals whose organs may be compatible with humans<p>There are more than 120,000 people in the U.S. waiting for an organ transplant and not enough donors. The dire shortage has led some researchers to consider an unusual solution: They are breeding genetically modified pigs whose …

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3D Glasses Can Give Your Doctor a Complete View of Your Insides

<b>Form and function</b><br>EchoPixel’s software stitches together data from CT scans, MRI machines, and ultrasounds to generate 3D images that medical …

2nd humpback death in 2 weeks worries experts, farmed salmon industry

A juvenile humpback was caught in an anchor line at one of Marine Harvest’s empty aquaculture sites at Klemtu, B.C. It’s one of three humpback …

Brain Surgery With Glow In The Dark Cancer Cells

Imagine the power of being able to make cancer cells actually glow in the dark, with aggressive cancer cells lifeblood brighter than the rest.<p>That's …

Predicting Heart Failure: 'HeartLogic' Device Can Detect Problem More Than A Month In Advance

An implant can now detect heart failure event, researchers at Penn State recently revealed.<p>HeartLogic, a system of sensors added to defibrillator …