Reconnecting muscle pairs allows for better sensory feedback from the limb.
A new treatment helped frogs regenerate their amputated legs – taking science one step closer to helping people regrow their body parts, too
Scientists looked for ways to trigger the “build whatever normally was here” signal for cells at the site of a wound.
Human beings are descendants of these early tetrapods – at least those who made a new life on land.
Altos Labs, a new biotech firm with $3 billion in funding, has announced plans to combat aging. But what does that mean for human life span, exactly?
A food safety researcher explains another way to know what’s too old to eat.
A new study proposes mysterious axions may be found in X-rays coming from a cluster of neutron stars.
A black swan event is rare but disruptive — and might be predictable.
Prosthetic arms can cost amputees $80,000. A startup called Unlimited Tomorrow is aiming to change that by making customized 3D-printed bionic arms for just $8,000.
The East India Company issued stocks to minimize the risk on their unpredictable but highly lucrative voyages. The rest is history.
In determining what qualifies as solid science, controversy is inevitable.
Scientists use tripping rats to show that LSD disrupts communication between two key brain regions.
Missing link? More like the weakest link.
The modern attention economy hijacks our ability to focus, but an ancient technique offers a means to get it back.
Despite the enormous flood of recent reports, there’s no good evidence for a lab leak. At the very end of 2019, a new disease began to emerge in humans: COVID-19. Originally […]
A boy in Germany seems to be the first person to be cured of a rare and painful skin condition commonly called "butterfly disease."
Syllipsimopodi bideni is small (about 12cm in length), has ten arms, suckers, fins, and a triangular pen of hard tissue inside its body for support.
Venus Life Finder could launch as early as 2023.
The common drug is called gabapentin, which is currently used to control seizures and manage nerve pain.
Humans are already so integrated with technology that the dream of transhumanism is a reality. Can we handle what comes next?
Gain-of-function mutation research may help predict the next pandemic — or, critics argue, cause one.
Jupiter's mysterious auroral events are caused by vibrating waves of plasma.
Scientists successfully trained people to use robotic extra thumbs, suggesting body augmentation could revolutionize future humans.