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How a human lung is kept alive and breathing for a transplant

Lung in a box. Very cool.<p>To extend the time an organ can last before it’s transplanted into a recipient, engineers have developed the Organ Care System — which is essentially a box pumping blood and oxygen to the lung.<p>What’s especially neat about the OCS is that they can actually be used to improve imperfect donor lungs by flushing it with antibiotics and nutrients. Like refurbishing a lung, sort of. Putting donor lungs through the OCS helps increase and improve the number of potential donor …

The Art of Science: the stunning interiors of fish - in pictures

Prof Adam Summers uses marine specimens as the medium in a project which not only captures the beauty of the sea creatures but also reveals the anatomical structure for research and learning

Are you a #spicy person? If you are, you HAVE to try this "Moroccan Carrot Salad" made of shredded carrots, chopped cilantro, lemon juice, and all of these awesome spices ⬆️! It's #ADDICTING and #healthy! #Winning #NoAmateurSaladMakerOverHere

Stay in on #ValentinesDay and make this gorgeous chili-rubbed ribeye steak with maple-bourbon butter: http://thekitc.hn/M8Cuyd

Why polar bears don't need to hibernate - Futurity

A genetic adaptation that helps convert food into heat or energy may explain how polar bears survive the chill of an Arctic winter without …

I had the bacteria in my gut analysed. And this may be the future of medicine

We are all familiar with "gut feelings", "gut reactions" and "gut instincts", but how much do we really know or care about our guts? As we become increasingly more aware of what we put in our stomachs, it's striking how ignorant we remain of what takes place in our intestines. And it turns out …

Don't Just Shiver, Here Are 3 Cold-Weather Experiments To Try

In case you haven't heard, it's (really, <i>really</i>) cold outside for most of us living in the lower 48.<p>Chicago, which is already known for its biting cold, hit 16 below zero this morning, setting a new record low for a Jan. 6. (The coldest day in recorded history for the city is 27 below zero set on …

20 Amazing Chemical Reaction GIFs

Blood meets hydrogen peroxide<p>Source: Iitmne<p>Sodium acetate crystallization<p>Source: Imgur<p>Belousov–Zhabotinsky reaction<p>Source: GIF Trunk<p>Water bridge …

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Stating the Case for Germs Awareness Month

Commemoration is perhaps the best way to celebrate a historical moment, such as the birth of American Independence or the end of the First World War. But over the years, the art of signification has widened to include a number of topics ranging from smiling (October 4rd) to talking like a pirate …