New transplant technology revives hearts after death

  In the U.S., over 122,000 people sit on waiting lists for organ transplants, and...

Arctic lake is first modern replica of ancient Earth

  At first, Earth was a planet with very little atmospheric oxygen—until some bacteria evolved...

Robotic exoskeleton helps paralyzed man voluntarily walk

  On Tuesday, UCLA researchers announced the successful testing of a robotic exoskeleton system that...

New ancient freshwater dolphin species discovered

  Near the small coastal town of Piña, Panama, a Pan-American team of scientists recently...

China employs monkeys and falcons to protect pilots

  You’d better hope we never go to war with China, because if we do, we’ll be going up against falcons and monkeys. Well, not really....

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The science behind Hollywood makeup artistry

Face Off is a competition/elimination series on the Syfy network, in which special effects make-up artists participate in challenges...

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Why does running make you feel happy?

  Some people probably laugh when reading the title, because running can feel pretty awful. But apparently once you get...

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Distant rocky planets' interiors may be far different than Earth

  Rocky planets orbiting distant stars may not necessarily have the same basic type of chemical or mineral composition as...