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Anthrobots: Tiny biological robots from human cells

The multicellular bots move around and help heal “wounds” created in cultured neurons.

Buried ancient Roman glass reveals itself to be something extraordinary

Study reveal how photonic crystals were created by corrosion and crystallization over centuries.

Study found link between Periodontitis and Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's disease is a neuropathological disorder causing memory loss and cognitive impairment hence degeneration of brain tissue due to inflammation and other risk factors....

Losing weight and keeping it off linked to cardiometabolic benefits

Maintaining weight loss is associated with more favorable heart disease, stroke, and diabetes risk factors compared to regaining weight after three years.

Bioreactor device helps regrow legs on frogs

A group of researchers has created a device that can incite partial hindlimb recovery in grown-up oceanic African ripped at frogs (Xenopus laevis) by...

Scientists rescue embryos from brain defects by redesigning cellular voltage patterns

For the first time, Tufts University biologists have demonstrated that electrical patterns in the developing embryo can be predicted, mapped, and manipulated to inhibit...

Scientists enlighten the causes of postpartum depression using new research model

Postpartum depression strikes almost one out of five new moms, who may encounter tension, extreme weakness, powerlessness to bond with their kids and self-destructive...

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