Well, we, being the European Space Agency, landed a small probe on comet 67P/Churyumox-Gerasimenko, seen on the right. Wednesday, Nov. 12, was a history-making day for humans in space, and the culmination
World SYDNEY — Australia on Tuesday said it remained committed to searching for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 after comments by one of the airline's directors suggesting the plane would be declared
Researchers believe dark matter has built up inside these stars, causing the pulsars to collapse November 11, 2014 12:00pm (UTC) This article was originally published by Scientific American. Dark matter
Last year, researchers at University College London's Institute of Healthy Ageing were looking through their microscopes when they saw something amazing. David Gems, professor of biogerentology, was part
Why does anyone buy Bayer aspirin — or Tylenol, or Advil — when, almost always, there's a bottle of cheaper generic pills, with the same active ingredient, sitting right next to the brand-name pills? Gentzkow,
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
Australian researchers are optimistic they have found a way to treat triple-negative breast cancer, an aggressive disease that mainly affects younger women. Although still being tested on mice, the treatment
Research into “neurogenesis”—the ability of certain brain areas to grow new brain cells—has recently taken an exciting turn. Not only has research discovered that we can foster new brain cell growth through
Researchers say they may have developed drug against Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other similar brain disorders. Scientists said they may have developed a drug that could work against Alzheimer's, Parkinson's
Time to play "name that cortex." Can you point out the small squiggle of gray matter that makes up the brain's motor cortex? Or how about the eye fields, which control visual attention and eye movements?
'Cerebral organoids' model development of the mind in human embryo Scientists have long been taunted by the human brain. After all, the very organ that gives us knowledge remains largely unmastered — President
At the beginning of next year, Clive Holmes will attempt to do something remarkable. But you'd never guess it from meeting this mild-mannered psychiatrist with a hint of a Midlands accent. In fact, you
The first commercial 3-D bioprinter, Organovo's NovoGen MMX Bioprinter, is manufacturing functional liver tissues that will soon help biochemists test new drugs. Here’s a look at the printing process.
An Oregon startup has developed a pocket-size device that uses tiny sponges to stop bleeding fast. When a soldier is shot on the battlefield, the emergency treatment can seem as brutal as the injury itself.
How the archaic study of brain shape and head reading — the origin of terms like “highbrow” and “lowbrow,” “well rounded,” and “shrink” — shaped the modern obsession with the mind. One reason phrenology