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2 Tablespoons of Blood Used to Grow a Blood Vessel in Just a Week

Researchers with the University of Gothenburg in Sweden say blood vessels grown from blood are fully-functional
by Laura Sinpetru, October 25th, 2014
 

A Methane Ice Cloud Is Hovering Over Saturn's Moon Titan

Astronomers say this cloud on Titan is strikingly similar to the ones documented over our planet's poles
by Laura Sinpetru, October 25th, 2014
Copper Cube Cooled to Near Absolute Zero in New World Record

Copper Cube Cooled to Near Absolute Zero in New World Record

by Laura Sinpetru, October 24th, 2014
The copper cube was cooled to as much as -273.144 degrees Celsius (0.006 kelvin), kept there for 15 days
 

Dead Hearts Resuscitated and Transplanted into Patients in Medical First

The first-of-their-kind procedures were performed by surgeons at the St. Vincent's Hospital in Sydney, Australia
by Laura Sinpetru, October 24th, 2014
 

Comet Smells like Rotten Eggs, Horse Poo, Plenty Other Repulsive Things

The comet's odor was broken down with the help of the Rosetta Orbiter Sensor for Ion and Neutral Analysis
by Laura Sinpetru, October 24th, 2014
 

New York City Doctor Confirmed to Have Ebola

The 33-year-old is now in isolation at the city's Bellevue Hospital, those who had contact with him are being monitored
by Laura Sinpetru, October 24th, 2014
 

Comets Found to Orbit Nearby Young Star by the Hundreds

The star sits at a distance of about 63 light-years from the Sun, scientists say it's been around for 20 million years
by Laura Sinpetru, October 23rd, 2014
 

Weird Dinosaur Looked like the Hunchback of Notre Dame

The ancient creature had an impressive humpback, an oddly big belly, and no teeth whatsoever, paleontologists say
by Laura Sinpetru, October 23rd, 2014
Alcohol Found to Help Older People Remember Things

Alcohol Found to Help Older People Remember Things

by Laura Sinpetru, October 23rd, 2014
Study finds moderate alcohol consumption goes hand in hand with a larger volume in a brain area dubbed the hippocampus
 

Sphinx Head Discovered in 4th Century BC Tomb in Greece

The archaeologists who found the head say that it's surprisingly well preserved, all that's missing is part of its nose
by Laura Sinpetru, October 23rd, 2014
 

Humans and Neanderthals Had Their First Kids Together About 50,000 Years Ago

DNA recovered from 45,000-year-old bone found in Siberia sheds new light on the romance between humans and Neanderthals
by Laura Sinpetru, October 23rd, 2014
 

Adult Human Skin Cells Directly Converted into Brain Cells

When implanted into the brains of laboratory mice, the converted cells survived, behaved similarly to native cells
by Laura Sinpetru, October 23rd, 2014
 

Massive Black Holes Force Aging Galaxies into Menopause

Radio-frequency-emitting particles originating from black holes appear to prevent the formation of new stars in galaxies
by Laura Sinpetru, October 22nd, 2014
 
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