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Vintage X-rays reveal the hidden effects of corsets

In 1908, a doctor used X-rays to highlight the damaging effects of tight corsets on a woman's body.

By February 25, 2015

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Human head transplant just two years away, surgeon claims

Surgeon Sergio Canavero will be embarking on a project to implement the world's first human head transplant.

By February 25, 2015

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Sneaky 'nanobeacon' delivers smackdown to cancer cells' defenses

By silencing a mechanism that allows cancer cells to reject anti-cancer drugs, a new breakthrough out of MIT and Harvard could dramatically increase the efficacy of treatment.

By March 3, 2015

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Rhapsody in Mew: The music scientifically composed for kitties

Scientists have developed a trio of tunes specifically designed to appeal to feline ears, to inspire interest or calmness.

By March 2, 2015

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'Bionic' rebuild gives three amputees mind-controlled robotic arms

Three Austrian men have received mind-controlled robotic arms, using a world-first technique called "bionic reconstruction."

By February 24, 2015

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Human DNA gives mice bigger brains

Injecting mouse embryos with a human DNA sequence leads to a marked increase in brain size -- and may provide insights into Alzheimer's.

By February 22, 2015

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Graphene structures created with 3D printing

Researchers have created a graphene composite paste that can be 3D printed into complex, patterned structures.

By February 12, 2015

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See a satellite view of the Mars Curiosity rover

Satellite shots provide a unique and insightful look at our world, and other worlds, like the Red Planet, too.

By February 4, 2015

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Flexible sensor lets humans detect magnetic fields

A newly developed thin, flexible magnetic sensor could heighten human perception, and it's pliable enough to be crumpled and scrunched while retaining functionality.

By February 3, 2015

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How to take dreamy long exposure photos

Learn how to set up your kit just right and use slow shutter speeds to take surreal long exposure photographs.

By January 30, 2015