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Mucins, the long proteins in mucus, have an array of bacteria-fighting properties. These artificial mucins can act like the real thing.
Made from the stem cells of a frog, “Xenobots” are tiny living machines. And researchers have just debuted version 2.0.
Agar art lets scientists tap into their creative sides by growing microbes into beautiful bioart scenes in petri dishes.
Plants emit weak electric signals. Researchers have developed a device to read and send signals back — a type of “plant communication.”
Researchers have grown a mouse embryo outside the uterus for longer than ever before, opening up the door to learning more about how mammals grow.
Researchers have grown tear gland organoids that can actually cry, a potential breakthrough in the treatment of dry eye disease.
A marine biologist intentionally infected himself with parasitic hookworms and documented it in Tweets and pictures that will make your skin crawl.
While studying mutant zebrafish, scientists discovered that a single genetic mutation caused the fish to start developing the beginnings of arms.
Researchers have reprogrammed human fat cells into adaptive smart stem cells that can lie dormant and heal various tissues.