Science

connectome harvard google
Google and Harvard have created the most detailed brain map yet
disease-resistant banana
Disease-resistant banana created with CRISPR
cryptobiosis rotifers
Microscopic animals revived after 24,000 years in permafrost
imagining the future
What happens when your brain imagines the future?
light microscope
"Light-shrinking" material cranks normal microscopes up to 11
human genome sequencing
The entire human genome has (finally) been sequenced
New lab-grown mini hearts have a human-like beat
animal development
Birds, frogs, and reptiles use sound to “program” embryos
human augmentation
Will human augmentation move too fast for our brains?
These cartographers screwed up — but their error preserved Minnesota's oldest forest