Reprogramming cells from your own body could give them the therapeutic power of embryonic stem cells, without the political controversy
Some people who are blind because of brain damage have "blindsight": an extraordinary ability to react to emotions on faces and even navigate around obstacles without knowing they can see anything...
Global warming is dramatically revamping not only the ice but also tundra and forests at the top of the world, greening some parts and browning others. The alterations could exacerbate climate change...
Computerized pathology slides may help doctors make faster and more accurate diagnoses
The next wave of high-speed rail lines should do away with the rails altogether, say proponents of magnetic levitation technology
Neutrinos are no longer just a curiosity of physics but a practical tool for astronomy
The world's third-largest source of calories has the potential to become a more productive and more nutritious crop, alleviating malnutrition in much of the developing world
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