Image of the Day: Lumbar Support
Image of the Day: Lumbar Support
An experimental tissue engineering treatment that addresses damage at both the inner core and outer ring of sheep intervertebral discs improves spinal structure and function.
Image of the Day: Lumbar Support
Image of the Day: Lumbar Support

An experimental tissue engineering treatment that addresses damage at both the inner core and outer ring of sheep intervertebral discs improves spinal structure and function.

An experimental tissue engineering treatment that addresses damage at both the inner core and outer ring of sheep intervertebral discs improves spinal structure and function.

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New Discoveries in Human Anatomy
New Discoveries in Human Anatomy
Diana Kwon | Feb 18, 2020
Using advanced microscopy and imaging techniques, scientists have revealed new parts of the human body and overturned previous misconceptions.
Infographic: The Modern Human Body
Infographic: The Modern Human Body
Diana Kwon | Feb 18, 2020
The last few years have yielded new insights into human anatomy. Explore this interactive graphic to learn about some of these discoveries.  
Adult Humans Can Regenerate Cartilage: Study
Adult Humans Can Regenerate Cartilage: Study
Shawna Williams | Oct 10, 2019
Collagen inside ankles has more turnover than that in hips, thanks to the action of microRNAs.
Image of The Day: Open-and-Shut Case
Image of The Day: Open-and-Shut Case
Catherine Offord | Oct 4, 2018
A special hinge joint allows some turtle species to close and open their shells.
“Ghost Fibers” Help Heal Muscle Injury
“Ghost Fibers” Help Heal Muscle Injury
Karen Zusi | Dec 15, 2015
Injured muscle cells leave behind organized collagen fibers that act as scaffolding for new tissue growth.
Stem Cell Therapy In Utero
Stem Cell Therapy In Utero
Kerry Grens | Oct 13, 2015
An upcoming clinical trial aims to correct for a disease of fragile bones in affected babies before they are born.
Soft Tissue Detected in Millennia-Old Dino Bones
Soft Tissue Detected in Millennia-Old Dino Bones
Bob Grant | Jun 9, 2015
Researchers report finding evidence of red blood cells and proteins in 75-million-year-old dinosaur fossils.
Long Live Collagen
Long Live Collagen
Ashley P. Taylor | Feb 28, 2015
Increased collagen expression is a common feature of many different pathways to extended longevity in worms.
Dermatologically Derived
Dermatologically Derived
Jef Akst | Mar 31, 2014
Inspired by turkey skin, researchers devise a bacteriophage-based sensor whose color changes upon binding specific molecules.