• Posts Tagged ‘Biology’

    Strange Science: 3D Printed Heart

    by  • June 14, 2019 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    3D printed tissue simulation

    Scientists at Tel Aviv University in Israel have successfully 3D printed a heart using human tissue. This heart has cells, blood vessels, ventricles, and chambers, making it a theoretically functional heart. The materials for this 3D printed heart were taken from a biopsy of fatty tissue, which then had to be processed in order to...

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    How to Build a Pig-Duck: The Do-It-Yourselfer’s Guide to Hybrids, Chimeras, and Synthetic Biology

    by  • December 10, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by S. M. Plathock, as provided by Rachel Rodman Art provided by Leigh Legler Introduction For you, nature isn’t enough. When you go outdoors and see something beautiful–a deer, say, backgrounded by trees–you feel all the normal stuff: awe, wonder, majesty, and blah, blah, blah. But beneath that, not too far below the...

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    In memoriam: Hammy, the Last Pig on Earth

    by  • November 19, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    By Marianne MacDonnal, provided by Joachim Heijndermans Art provided by Leigh Legler Follow Marianne @mmacdonnal-london12 or sign up with @london12-news/entertainment to receive her latest articles in your mail. ~ On Wednesday, February 12th, a day that will never be forgotten by anyone who lived through the Pork Wars, Hammy the pig died. Hammy was...

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    Fetch Monkey

    by  • November 12, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by S. Dewisker et al. as related by Thomas Diehl Art provided by Leigh Legler Day 1 Today, we commenced final research in our project for animal control through electronic stimulation of brain activity. After promising results with canines and felines, we decided to move on to primates. The institute was not...

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    Strange Science: Human Mutation

    by  • October 19, 2018 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    Mutant smash!

    Just how far-fetched are superheroes? What about mutants? The answer is: maybe not as out there as you think! While humans might not develop the power of flight or telekinesis, there are a number of physical and mental mutations that aren’t too far off from powers possessed by superheroes. This article lists a number...

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