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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


Mice discovery shows promise for 'rapid and robust hair growth' in bald humans

A serendipitous find leads Columbia University researchers to conclude that a drug applied directly to the skin could show real promise for broadly treating hair loss.

By October 26, 2015


Steve Jobs lauded by Apple execs on fourth anniversary of his death

CEO Tim Cook, iTunes head Eddy Cue and others remember Apple's co-founder in messages posted to the company's internal site. One recalls the time Jobs mooned Al Gore.

By October 5, 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


RIP robot dogs: Funerals held for metal mutts

Saying final goodbyes to personality-filled pet robotic dogs isn't easy. Now that Sony has shut down its AIBO customer support, robot dog owners are holding funerals for their broken pooches.

By March 4, 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


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


Paint-on bandage changes color as your wound heals

A smart liquid bandage glows to reveal the amount of oxygen the wound underneath is getting, and that could help doctors help us heal.

By October 6, 2014