By electrically stimulating the severed part of the spinal cord, scientists are able to precisely control in real-time the limbs of a paralysed rat -- and human trials are on the way.
An artist and a scientist team up to make striking patterns, self-portraits, and other paintings using a most unlikely medium, "tiny, tiny living things."
Tom Hardy takes on the role of Mad Max as the sand flies in a first-look trailer for the 2015 post-apocalyptic film.
Scientists at the U of M believe they have proof that rats feel the same sense of missed opportunity as humans do.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mouse? Researchers in California have successfully meddled with rats' memories by stimulating nerves.
Researchers have successfully replaced 20 per cent of a rat's oesophagus with an artificial organ grown in a lab.
Paul Jacobs says healthcare will be a big story in tech over the next 10 to 15 years.
A new study using light to target and stimulate specific neurons in lab rats trained to drink much the way human binge-drinkers do finds the rodents "flat out stopped drinking."
A flexible implant follows prior breakthroughs with paralysed rats, designed for humans with spinal cord injury.
Researchers at Duke University have grown the first ever human muscle in a lab that contracts just like naturally grown tissue.