Critics warned of bad experiments and false hope. But Denise Faustman seems to be right about a strategy to regrow insulin-making cells killed off in diabetes
M.I.T. breeds viruses that coat themselves in selected substances, then self-assemble into such devices as liquid crystals, nanowires and electrodes
Studies of the mental processes of chess grandmasters have revealed clues to how people become experts in other fields as well
What's all that gray matter good for, anyway?
Getting a diabetic pancreas to regrow its islets
Numerical reasoning seems independent of language
Words mold many aspects of thought, says linguist Paul Kay, but not all aspects. The proof lies in the names the world's languages give to colors
Can't clone a Tyrannosaur? Then try chicken pox
Insulin-secreting implants approach human testing
Will statistical analysis of DNA pinpoint human origins ?
A two-stroke engine without the blues
Mass production of carbon cylinders sparks interest
Dogs that can't stop grooming provide clues to obsessions
Nucleic acids and proteins trapped in ancient mummies and still more ancient bones can serve as time capsules of history. Molecular biologists are beginning to unlock their secrets.