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The Victims of the Opioid Crisis

News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. More than 300,000 Americans have...

Inquiry Reveals Patients Received Experimental Implants Never Approved For Humans

An inquiry investigating research links to disgraced surgeon Paolo Macchiarini has revealed a supply chain of experimental implants used on patients that were never...

Scientists Have Recreated an Extinct Poxvirus in The Lab

Scientists in Canada have used commercially available genetic material to piece together the extinct horsepox virus, a cousin of the smallpox virus that killed...

This Dystopian Device Warns You When AI Is Trying to Impersonate...

Scared of a future where you can no longer discern if you're dealing with a human or a computer? A team of Australian researchers...

Artificial Venus flytrap grabs things over 100 times its weight

Owies Wani et al., Nature CommunicationsSnap! - and the robot's got it. An artificial Venus flytrap can seize items hundreds of times heavier than...

24-Year-Old Eyes Bright Future With Invention of First Synthetic Retina –...

The US Food and Drug Administration in 2013 approved the world's first artificial retina for people with severe cases of retinitis pigmentosa. But the...

Scientists Have Developed The World’s First Soft Tissue Synthetic Retina

Researchers have created the world's first artificial retina using soft synthetic tissue, which they say could be used to develop a new generation of...

Scientists believe they will make synthetic life within two years

After successfully synthesizing artificial DNA strands from Baker's yeast using nothing but laboratory equipment and human ingenuity, scientists working as part of...

Tomorrow’s menu: Termites, grass and synthetic milk

IN 1970, US biologist Norman Borlaug won the Nobel peace prize. Dubbed the father of the green revolution, Borlaug was credited with saving over...

Scientists Are Close to Creating a Fully Synthetic Genome

More Than Bread and BeerHumans have found a friend in yeast. The single-celled eukaryotes are used by humans for a wide variety of applications,...