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Human brain tissue, stomach cells to adorn Epidemia clothing line

In an effort to bring some bling to the sciences, a medical student plans to use biological images to make a line of striking fitness apparel.

By April 14, 2015

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Tiny robots powered by living muscle tissue

Rather than hydraulic actuators, springs or hinges, these tiny "bio-bots" are powered by living muscle tissue.

By July 6, 2014

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Meet the parasite that can burrow its way into the human eye

A 19-year-old college student in England contracted a microscopic parasite called Acanthamoeba that started eating her left eye. The other scary part: how she got it.

By May 27, 2015

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Woman's donated leg mummified using ancient Egyptian practice

Using two legs from a cadaver, researchers in Switzerland baked one in an oven and covered the other in a salt solution to try to re-create ancient mummification. One method was successful.

By May 27, 2015

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Skin that can see is octopus camouflage superpower

A protein in octopus skin is similar to a light-detecting protein found in the eye, enabling the cephalopods' amazing camouflage skills.

By May 21, 2015

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In Mad Max, car combat reigns supreme

The melee fighting may feel familiar, but forcing your opponents into vehicular submission feels joyous in Avalanche Studio's upcoming Mad Max game.

By May 25, 2015

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Robo-turtle gets a new 3D-printed face

An injured sea turtle had its deeply damaged jaws repaired with 3D-printed prosthetics.

By May 19, 2015

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Watch a man sing 'If I Only Had a Brain' filmed on new super-fast MRI

Thanks to magnetic resonance imaging at 100 frames per second, researchers can watch the muscles involved in singing in action.

By April 21, 2015

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Projected lab-grown burger price has already dropped dramatically

The cost of the €250,000 burger grown in The Netherlands' Maastricht University would be dramatically lower if produced on a mass scale.

By April 6, 2015

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When Google Maps meets the human body, here's what happens

Melding technology designed to examine silicon wafers with Google Maps algorithms has yielded a remarkable way to look at our own bodies.

By April 2, 2015