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Feb 5, 2016 01:50 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Neuroscientists are vying for a prize that awards the science behind preserving a brain's total functionality for a century. Continue reading →
Feb 3, 2016 03:30 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
The device was inspired by woodpeckers, which appear to tolerate repetitive head impacts by adjusting the blood flowing to their brains.
Feb 3, 2016 12:58 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
The animal-free meat could be on shelves in three to four years. Continue reading →
Feb 1, 2016 09:20 AM ET // AFP
A fertility clinic has been given a license to use the CRISPR-Cas9 technique to investigate why miscarriages happen.
Jan 29, 2016 09:45 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Genetically modified mosquitoes will kill wild ones by making love, not war. Continue reading →
Jan 25, 2016 11:55 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
The ear could be grown to repair faces disfigured in battle or accidents and also help people born without ears or with ear deformities.
Jan 21, 2016 03:20 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
DARPA wants to develop a tiny device that would translate the electrochemical language of the brain into the 1s and 0s of computers.
Jan 20, 2016 02:05 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
The surgeon says he's pursuing this line of research to help people who are completely paralyzed. Continue reading →
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