A 3-D carbon nanotube mesh enables rat spinal tissue sections to reconnect in culture.
October 1, 2014|
October 2014's selection of notable quotes
September 1, 2014|
Vein patterns in the wings of developing fruit flies never vary by more than the width of a single cell.
August 13, 2014|
Hemocytes can form neurons in adult crayfish, a study shows.
June 23, 2014|
Starvation suspends cellular activity in C. elegans larvae and extends their lifespan.
June 4, 2014|
A study documents boys with autism who were exposed to elevated levels of testosterone, cortisol, and other hormones in utero.
June 3, 2014|
Melvin Glimcher, inventor of the prosthetic “Boston Arm,” which moves in response to electrical signals from the wearer, has passed away at age 88.
May 14, 2014|
The agency OKs the first prosthetic arm controlled by neural signals from the user’s muscles.
May 1, 2014|
A symbiotic relationship between squid and bacteria provides an alternative explanation for bacterial sheathed flagella.
April 23, 2014|
The surgically implanted device can be tweaked to provide short electric bursts that send a nerve-growing gene into local cells, a study on guinea pigs shows.
April 14, 2014|
Doctors implant custom-made organs, built from a tissue sample and a biodegradable scaffold, into four female patients born with underdeveloped or missing vaginas.