Scientists build tiny biological robots from human cells
Scientists have created tiny moving biological robots from human tracheal cells that can encourage the growth of neurons across artificial 'wounds' in the lab. Using patients' own cells could permit growth of Anthrobots that assist healing and regeneration in the future with no nead for immune suppression.
'Too massive for its star': Scientists discover enormous planet that changes what we know about red dwarfs
Scienstists have discovered a planet circling a a red dwarf. The enormous mass of the planet compared to its host star is forcing scientists to reconsider current theories.
GA county officials seek to dismiss lawsuit filed by slave descendants fighting against zoning changes
Death penalty is increasingly seen by Americans as being 'unfairly' administered, Gallup report finds
Former Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel announces candidacy for state Supreme Court race in 2025
Material mimics structures that make bluebirds blue
A new material replicates the structure responsible for the blue feathers of eastern bluebirds and other songbirds. It could be used in batteries or filtration.
Exactly How Much Life is on Earth?
According to a new study, living cells outnumber stars in the universe, highlighting the deep, underrated link between geophysics and biology.
Archaeological breakthrough: 400,000-year-old bones reveal Hominins preyed on beavers
Archaeologists from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and Leibniz Zentrum für Archäologie have discovered cut marks on bones of two beaver species at the Bilzingsleben site in Germany. This challenges previous assumptions about the diet of Middle Pleistocene hominins and suggests a wider range of prey choices, including small animals and aquatic foods. The researchers focused on beaver carcasse…
Live coverage: SpaceX to launch ride share mission with South Korean spy satellite, first Irish satellite
Kicking off the month of December for SpaceX is a Falcon 9 ride share mission with a payload of 25 spacecraft on board. Liftoff from Vandenberg Space Force Base with 25 spacecraft is targeting approximately 10:04 a.m. PST (1:04 p.m. EST, 1804 UTC).
Suicides in U.S. hit historic high in 2022, driven by increase among older adults
Rising suicide rates among older adults drove such deaths to a historic high in the U.S. last year, even as suicide declined among youth, the CDC reports.