Instant man-made blood vessels could speed up drug discovery
A new method slashes the time it takes to grow functional blood vessels in the lab.
Humans are smart because we sleep weird
Duke University research believes that it's not the duration, but the quality.
Apple introduces ResearchKit apps for autism, melanoma and epilepsy
New research apps on the open-source framework will look at detecting early signs of diseases.
Researchers draft the first comprehensive tree of life
Scientists have published the first truly thorough tree of life, linking 2.3 million species together.
Lab-grown muscles could lead to personalized medicine
A team of researchers from Duke University have grown human skeletal muscles in the laboratory --...
Here's how doctors will test Apple's new patient tracking features
Apple briefly hinted last week that hospitals would soon try out HealthKit's patient tracking tech...
'Acoustic cloak' could shield submarines with a cone of silence
We've seen some overly elaborate invisibility cloaks in our day, but Duke engineers have shown tha...
Duke melds two rats' minds through the internet, Spock may not approve
Some would say the internet already lets us share every minute detail of our thoughts, much to our...
Metamaterial camera needs no lens, could herald cheaper imaging tech
Metamaterials are proving to be quite useful for toying with the electromagnetic spectrum, whether...