The hairs on top of your head, while aesthetically pleasing, serve no function as critical as the hair-like fibers that could soon be inside your head.
A 35-year-old exercise tradition has adjourned for the last time at the U.S. Supreme Court. The early morning workout class was initiated by Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, who retired a decade ago.
Many actors are known for their signature roles. For Ilana Becker, that role is of a dysfunctional digestive system.
The MacArthur Foundation has its sights set on solving global problems with its' new competition, 100&Change.
If you've ever wanted the directional superpowers of a homing pigeon, Cyborg Nest has a $425 wearable implant for you.
There's a new act opening on Broadway, with a rotating cast of “stars” who aim to make sure the shows on the Great White Way go on.
Inspired by a common middle-school science experiment, a team of MIT scientists with an appetite for power have developed an ingestible medical sensor powered by stomach acid. When swallowed, the sensor becomes its own battery and can beam diagnostic data from inside you.
The Merriam-Webster dictionary recently grew by 1,000 words, some of which will look familiar to those in healthcare
Preemie babies at Poole Hospital in Dorset, England, have been cuddling with the unlikeliest of bedfellows—crocheted octopuses.
Kids in the Detroit area can now catch Elmo and Clifford any time thanks to the 24/7 PBS Kids channel that was launched with help from the Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation.
The Veterinary Health Center at Kansas State University has just performed its first surgical implant of a pacemaker in a 4-year-old ferret named Zelda. Surprisingly, Zelda isn't the first ferret to undergo the procedure, but it's an extremely rare occurrence.
Charred food may be one of the latest fads at fashionable restaurants—at least according to the New York Times food section—but there seems to be a dark side to this trend.