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Bioengineering company Colossal wants to bring back the wooly mammoth and the thylacine. But could they actually do it? And most importantly, should they?
A newly proposed technique for 3D printing human organs and fighting aging requires your embryonic clone. But just for a little bit.
Some researchers are wondering if our conscious minds may spread outside of our bodies and think a study of spiders in their webs could prove their hunch.
We were pretty sure that all complex life on our world needs oxygen. Now, we're not so sure after discovering a small, harmless parasite that doesn't seem to need it.
Intelligent life on Earth may owe its existence to an ancient virus which inserted its genetic code and machinery into early tetrapods and now helps their neurons talk to each other.
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Transgenderism and gender fluidity are complicated topics which may be why the media and political partisans are treating them with the subtlety and nuance of a runaway bulldozer.
A new study showing that your through patterns are unique enough to be seen on a brain scan is being misinterpreted as a test run of an IQ detector.
We finally know why elephants are more resistant to cancers than humans. Can we use the same strategy they do?
A new study backs up the idea that autism is a genetic disorder by growing neurons in petri dishes.