Karen Cheung

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A World Of His Own

Tecoh, the artist Jorge Pardo’s most ambitious project to date, is equal parts house, Sculpture, and utopia.

Lasers 3-D Print A Home For Bacteria

Microscopic bacteria cages contain communities for study.<p>Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin are building a zoo. You can't visit its inhabitants, or look inside, but it's filled with cages where entire communities can thrive. Microscopic cages. Made out of what's basically Jell-O. Oh, …

Biology

Chronic back pain may start in your head - Futurity

Abnormalities in the actual structure of the brain can predispose individuals to develop chronic pain …

Tiny RNA linked to more aggressive leukemia - Futurity

A gene that helps keep blood free of cancer is controlled by tiny pieces of …

For HIV patients, one-clinic care is best - Futurity

Patients who receive care at multiple HIV clinics—as opposed to only one—are less likely to …

Why A Peanut Butter Test For Alzheimer's Might Be Too Simple

Alzheimer's disease can be tough to diagnose, especially early on. Doctors can order brain scans and assay spinal fluids. But existing tests are imperfect and some can be invasive.<p>So you might understand the appeal of an alternative that researchers at the University of Florida in Gainesville …

Should Nobel Prizes go to theorists or experimenters? Scurvy vs. the Higgs Boson

The 2013 Nobel prize for physics has sparked debates about whether we should reward theorists or experimenters. Although experiments are supposed to have the power to test theories, the history of scurvy shows that sometimes theories change the way we understand our data.<p>James Lind is celebrated as …