Three-dimensional printers are used for many cutting-edge applications, from facial reconstruction to prosthetic limbs. But as costs plummet, 3-D printers are coming out of the research labs, and into shops and homes.
The research made headlines and national stars of its two lead scientists. Stem cells, they said, can be created from blood cells. No sooner had the papers been published than doubts began to emerge.
Research can now be patented on egg cells incapable of developing into humans.
The firing of a Danish childminder was unjust, says the EU's top court.
British scientists have isolated antibodies that are able to attack all four variants of the dengue virus. Not long ago, the achievement seemed insurmountable. Can it be taken to the vaccine stage, though?
Over 7,000 people have died of Ebola in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea- the three countries worst affected by the disease. UN chief Ban Ki-moon has meanwhile praised healthcare workers for dealing with the outbreak.
Has treating Ebola patients with untested drugs got us any closer to approving one?
Time magazine's prestigious 'Person of the Year' went to Ebola healthcare workers.
New findings show that beavers and Arctic ground squirrels are contributing more to climate change than previously thought. Information on wildlife's role in global warming will help inventory greenhouse gas sources.
A storm is raging-around the book, the Internet, the way we think. What value does the book have in the digital age? To find out, we head to Germany, where Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press and to the United States, the hub of digital innovation.
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India has successfully sent a rocket into space with a capsule that could carry passengers in the future. The mission could signal the beginning of India's manned space programs.
Three years and 700 test runs later, scientists in Germany have developed an app they hope will help blind and visually handicapped people navigate a busy world.
Nobody has spent more time under water than biologists Jessica Fain and Bruce Cantrell. The two have returned to the surface safely after 73 days spent below the surface in a bay in the Florida Keys.
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