Human Anatomy

Optical Cochlear Implant Turns Light Against Hearing Loss

Blinking lights could soon serve a whole new purpose. Recent findings have led German, Swiss, and Austrian researchers to develop a prototype hearing …

Breakthroughs

Bartender takes Chin Chin to court over '14-hour days and stolen wages'

A bartender at high-profile Melbourne restaurant Chin Chin is taking the owners to court alleging she was underpaid.<p>Sorcha Harrop, 24, claims that …

The “Luke” prosthetic arm can restore the sensation of touch in amputees

This prosthetic arm connects to nerves and is controlled by thought.<p>The U.S. military’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) launched …

Robotics

NC State, ECU begin research into GenX’s impact on human body

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – When people are exposed to the chemical compound, GenX, how much of it remains inside their bodies?<p>That’s the focus of a study …

EPA

Skinner and Blake Anderson Draw the Human Body on "Drawing With Skinner"

<i>Juxtapoz</i> cover artist and our long time friend, Skinner, has released the fourth episode of his show with Super Deluxe, titled <i>Drawing With Skinner.</i> …

Illustration

For the First Time, Gene Editing Is Taking Place Inside the Human Body - MIT Technology Review

The Download<p>What's up in emerging technology<p>Today<p>For the First Time, Gene Editing Is Taking Place Inside the Human Body<p>This week a man called Brian …

Bitcoin Cash

How a Year in Space Affects the Human Body

Beyond a Year in Space <i>airs Wednesday, November 15 at 9:00 pm and</i> <i>is available to stream</i> <i>the next day.</i><p>In March of 2015, astronaut Scott Kelly began a …

NASA

Discover Creative Gifts at the Exploratorium | Exploratorium

visit<p>Buy Tickets<br>• Directions and Parking<br>• Calendar<br>• After Dark Thursdays<br>• Museum Galleries<br>• Event …

For Kids

This Crazy New Material Could Harvest Electricity From The Human Body

OMG.<p>We all get stressed out. But typically, when we stress, we don't produce electricity.<p>The same can't be said of a flexible new material developed …

Science

Can the body self-repair nerve damage?

The human body is good at healing itself, but some things can’t be fixed.<p>Up to a point. If the body of the neuron is still intact, the branches that …

Science

What Happens at the Subatomic Level When One Person Touches Another?

Is it possible for the human body to create an electromagnetic field? <i>originally appeared on</i> Quora: <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p>Answer <b>by</b> Jack Fraser, Master’s Physics, University of Oxford, on Quora:<p><b>Is it possible for</b> …

Physics

8 "facts" about the human body debunked by science

Fact or Fiction?<p>When you know a particular topic really well, you might say you know it like the back of your hand. But how well do you <i>really</i> know …

Obstructive sleep apnea linked to higher Alzheimer's risk

A new study has demonstrated that older adults who experience obstructive sleep apnea may be at increased risk of Alzheimer's disease. This is …

Medicine

A Fascinating Animation Explaining the Muscular Mechanics Behind All Movement of the Human Body

In a fascinating physiological Ted Ed Lesson animated by Vivian Leezer and narrated by Pen-Pen Chen, educator Emma Bryce explains the amazing …

Amazing

Horses can read human body language

We've all heard about dogs being able to understand our body language and facial expressions, but it turns out that horses can too.<p>A new study has …

Upstate South Carolina

White blood cells like ice cubes

White Blood Cells

The long march of the Left has made the human body sinful again. How did we get here?

<i>This wasteland of puritanical identity politics is not what feminists fought for</i><p>In March 1971, a British broadsheet became the first quality paper to run a picture of a nude woman: it was for Fisons industrial fertiliser, and featured a slim, naked beauty sitting cross-legged, looking winsomely …

Authoritarianism

The Circadian Clock in Your Nose

When people tell you, “wake up and smell the roses,” they might be giving you bad advice. Your sense of smell may fluctuate in sensitivity over the course of 24 hours, in tune with our circadian clocks, with your nose best able to do its job during the hours before you go to sleep, according to a …

Science

The Pathology Museum’s top treasures

Tucked away in Charing Cross Hospital is Imperial’s best-kept secret: The Pathology Museum. Housing a 2,500-strong collection of anatomical …

Medicine

Your Fingers Can Predict 'Manhood' Size And Other Weird Facts About Human Body

• Home<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Your Fingers Can Predict 'Manhood' Size And Other Weird Facts About Human Body<p>#6 is surprising too!<p>SPONSORED<p>Well, it's crazy to …

All the havoc a marathon wreaks on the human body

According to marathon-running mythology, Pheidippides, the ancient Greek athlete often named as history’s first endurance runner, dropped dead at the end of his run.<p>Historians say this false dramatic detail springs more from poetry than traceable records, but the lie has likely endured because …

The New England Journal of Medicine

Five reasons to salute junior doctor Rash Masum’s Casualty debut!

We rub our hands in glee at the prospect of a new Casualty character’s opening episode. One of our favourite things about Casualty is the amount of …

Daylight Saving Time Is This Weekend. Here's What You Need to Know

As Nov. 5 approaches, it’s almost time for the United States to do its annual time warp again.<p>That’s right — Daylight Saving Time (often mistakenly …

Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Saving Time Is Ending: Here's How To Help Your Body Adjust So You're Not Tired All The Time

Daylight Saving Time Is Ending: Here's How To Help Your Body Adjust So You're Not Tired All The Time

Daylight Savings Time

Is the end of daylight saving time an American holiday? Should be.

If there was one day out of the whole year that gifted you an extra hour to do whatever you wanted, what would you do with it?<p>That’s not a …

Daylight Savings Time

The human body might be super complex but it turns out you don't need everything inside of it

The human body is very complex, but a lot of our parts don't feel 100% necessary – which makes appendicitis and getting your wisdom teeth removed …

The Nature of the Human Body

Before dressing them, we first draw them nude<p>As a young painter in Florence, Leonardo studied human anatomy primarily to improve his art. His …

Art

Printed human body parts could soon be available for transplant

<i>How to build organs from scratch</i><p>Every year about 120,000 organs, mostly kidneys, are transplanted from one human being to another. Sometimes the …

L'Oréal

What You Should Know about Blood Types

01<p>of 03<p>Blood Type<p>Our blood is composed of blood cells and an aqueous fluid known as plasma. Human <b>blood type</b> is determined by the presence or absence …

Diabetes

Menopause and dizziness: Causes and treatments

Menopausal dizziness is normal and does not usually indicate a medical problem. However, unexplained dizziness should be discussed with a doctor …

Wellness