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Robotic insect: World's smallest flying robot takes off

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/975000/975155_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534409190_af73d13e83af123ccc62a153aae9bd15<p><b>Scientists in the US have created a robot the size of a fly that is able to perform the agile manoeuvres of the ubiquitous insects.</b><p>This …

Making of Europe unlocked by DNA

<b>DNA sequenced from nearly 40 ancient skeletons has shed light on the complex prehistoric events that shaped modern European populations.</b><p>A study of remains from Central Europe suggests the foundations of the modern gene pool were laid down between 4,000 and 2,000 BC - in Neolithic times.<p>These …

Scientists Successfully 3D Print the Skeleton of a Live Animal

3D printing is already capable of fabricating a beak for an injured bald eagle and three-quarters of a prosthetic human skull. Now, scientists at the …

Mice Skin Cells Transformed Into Brain Cells

Two new studies take a step toward a therapy for multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy and other diseases of the myelin.<p>In what one researcher called "cellular alchemy," two different teams of scientists have reported transforming mouse and rat skin cells into brain cells of the type that's destroyed …

Prosthetic hands controlled by iPhone app help a father hold his daughter's hand again

Jason Koger came too close to a downed power line while riding his four-wheeler in 2008. The resulting accident robbed Koger of both hands. Five years later, Koger has become the first double hand amputee to be fitted with prosthetic replacements that can be controlled with a mobile app. Unlike the …

This Video Of A Blossom Bat Will Convince You That Bats Are The Cutest

Is your idea of a bat something scary like a vampire bat or weird like a leaf-nosed bat? Meet the blossom bat. Even its name is adorable!<p>So the first thing to know about bats is that there are two different suborders, which vary in geographic location and behavior but most importantly, for our …