Scientists have developed a system called BrainEx that preserved and even restored brain cell activity in pigs' brains after death. Above, images of brain cells with neurons shown in green, astrocytes ...
Two-year-old Gael, who was born with a severe immune disorder, now has a functioning immune system after treatment with an experimental gene therapy. Above, Gael with his mother Giannina Alva. Credit: ...
The term "stem cells" has become part of the mainstream lexicon, likely to be overheard in conversations anywhere from a baseball game to cocktail get-togethers. But what exactly are these cells? ...
A baby in Texas was born without skin on much of his body, according to news reports. The boy, Ja'bari Gray, was born Jan. 1 in San Antonio and weighed only 3 lbs., according to the San Antonio ...
Scientists 3D printed a heart the size of a rabbit's using human tissue. Credit: Advanced Science. © 2019 The Authors. It has four chambers, blood vessels and it beats — sort of. In a first, ...
A flight attendant in Israel is in a coma after getting the measles, according to news reports. Israeli health officials told CNN that the 43-year-old woman has encephalitis, or inflammation of the ...
This potentially new species of sea squirt looks like a balloon on a string. Credit: Five Deeps Expedition The depths of the Indian Ocean are home to some bizarre creatures — including one that looks ...
The number of measles cases in the U.S. continues to climb, with more than 550 cases reported from January to April, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That's the ...
The Big Bang is commonly thought of as the start of it all: About 13.8 billion years ago, the observable universe went boom and expanded into being. The first thing to understand is what the Big Bang ...
This Neolithic dog was undoubtedly a very good boy. Credit: Copyright Historic Environment Scotland The re-created, three-dimensional face of a dog that lived 4,500 years ago in Scotland is so ...
This illustration shows the gas passing the black hole. The orange cloud is G2, and the blue lines represent the orbits of nearby stars around the supermassive black hole. The black hole's gravity ...
In 2017, the super-rich shared with The New Yorker their secrets for doomsday prep. Some were building luxury bunkers and stockpiling weapons. Others were buying property in New Zealand. Still others ...