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Taking a look at "The Force Awakens" and the leaked "Batman vs. Superman" trailers

On today's episode of The 404, Sarah Lane and Tom Merritt join Iyaz to talk about the newest Star Wars trailer, Batman and head transplants.

By April 17, 2015


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


Two men cleared of AIDS virus after bone marrow transplants

Two previously HIV-positive Australian men have shown no signs of the AIDS virus for more than three years after receiving bone marrow transplants.

By July 18, 2014


A cure for blindness? Stem cells may hold the key

A 60-year-old is the first person in a test to see whether the foundational cells can help reverse a vision problem called macular degeneration. Early results should arrive in December.

By September 29, 2015


For the first time, scientists create a lab-grown limb

A team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital has grown a rat limb in a lab -- paving the way forward for bioengineered human transplants.

By June 3, 2015


Apple execs laud new Steve Jobs bio, pan an older one

Due out Tuesday, "Becoming Steve Jobs" paints a portrait of the late Apple co-founder that his colleagues say captures him more accurately than other accounts.

By March 23, 2015


Tim Cook offered ailing Steve Jobs part of his liver, new bio says

A blunt "no!" was Jobs' response, according to a biography being published this month. It was one of the few times Jobs yelled at him in 13 years, Cook says in the book.

By March 13, 2015


Stem cell-grown hair could help those with hair loss

For the first time, researchers have been able to use pluripotent stem cells to generate cells that can grow new hair.

By January 28, 2015


Drones for Good offers a cool million to lifesaving, forest-replanting, landmine-hunting UAVs

An international competition will reward people with ideas for unmanned aerial vehicles that make the world a better place.

By January 26, 2015


Samsung's Evolution Kit gives a brain transplant to smart TVs

A cool idea and an innovative way to combat Smart TV obsolescence, the 2013 Evolution Kit effectively replaces the brains of certain 2012 high-end Samsung TVs.

By July 12, 2013