Image of The Day: Open-and-Shut Case
Image of The Day: Open-and-Shut Case
A special hinge joint allows some turtle species to close and open their shells.
Image of The Day: Open-and-Shut Case
Image of The Day: Open-and-Shut Case

A special hinge joint allows some turtle species to close and open their shells.

A special hinge joint allows some turtle species to close and open their shells.

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“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 10, 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 | Mar 1, 2015
Increased collagen expression is a common feature of many different pathways to extended longevity in worms.
Dermatologically Derived
Dermatologically Derived
Jef Akst | Apr 1, 2014
Inspired by turkey skin, researchers devise a bacteriophage-based sensor whose color changes upon binding specific molecules.
New Structure Found in Human Cornea
New Structure Found in Human Cornea
Chris Palmer | Jun 14, 2013
The discovery of a thin, durable layer near the back of the cornea may lead to safer corneal surgeries.
Pointed Science
Pointed Science
Helene M. Langevin | May 1, 2013
University of Vermont neurologist Helene Langevin explains some emerging research attempting to explain the benefits of acupuncture.
The Science of Acupuncture
The Science of Acupuncture
Helene M. Langevin | May 1, 2013
Research is uncovering connective tissue's role in the benefits of the ancient practice.
The Science of Stretch
The Science of Stretch
Helene M. Langevin | May 1, 2013
The study of connective tissue is shedding light on pain and providing new explanations for alternative medicine.