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Vaccination vial with syringe.

Immune system chip reduces the need for animal testing

Finding immune system solutions so often necessitates stoking an immune response. Scientists unfortunately have to carry out tests for treatment for the immune system on live organisms, such as mice and non-human primates. What if there were a way to do this without animal testing? An Read More...

The 3D illustration showing brain and active vagus nerve.

The secrets of body-to-brain communication

There are so many types of communication that occur in our world, some of which you’ve probably never even considered. Having a chat over coffee, fungal networks sending each other signals underground, or even plant-to-farmer communication, there are so many types of relationships that rely on Read More...

3D Illustration Human Respiratory System Anatomy (Lungs) For Medical Concept.

Is this the end of organ transplant shortages?

According to the HRSA, 17 deaths occur in the US every day due to not receiving an organ before an illness progresses too far. Waiting times are on average three to five years, so it's about time we came up with some alternative solutions. A recent advance that hugely helped this effort was the Read More...

surgeons operate heart transplant

Doctors transplant pig's heart into human patient for the first time ever

A remarkable milestone in medicine was reached by doctors in Maryland who have successfully transplanted a genetically modified pig’s heart into a human patient in a do-or-die situation. David Bennet, a 57-year-old handyman, was the recipient of this life-saving operation. He knew that the Read More...

Avant-garde organ song to last

Avant-garde organ song to last 631 years

John Cage's "As Slow as Possible" will be played in a former church in Germany for a very, very long time. Ursula Sautter | May 2009 issue “One need not fear about the future of music,” American experimental composer John Cage once wrote. Well, the future of Cage’s own music seems assured, Read More...

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Videos: John Cage's 'As Slow as Possible'

A former church in Halberstadt has specially designed an organ to play John Cage's experimental composition. The Editors | May 2009 Read More...