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These Lab-Grown Vocal Cords Sound Like The Real Thing

These Lab-Grown Vocal Cords Sound Like The Real Thing

Jacqueline Howard  11.19.2015
A team of scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has bioengineered vocal cord tissue capable of vibrating and generating sound...
Face Transplant Surgeons Make History And Change A Life

Face Transplant Surgeons Make History And Change A Life

Jacqueline Howard  11.16.2015
Volunteer firefighter Patrick Hardison, a 41-year-old resident of Senatobia, Mississippi, suffered extensive facial burns after...
How One Man's Face Became Another Man's Face

How One Man's Face Became Another Man's Face

New York Magazine  11.15.2015
For the moment, the face belongs to no one. It floats in a bowl of icy, hemodynamic preserving solution, paused midway on its journey...
Your Cat's Grooming Habits Could Solve A Huge Problem In Technology

Your Cat's Grooming Habits Could Solve A Huge Problem In Technology

Chris D'Angelo  11.10.2015
While hair keeps animals warm, it also creates a daily burden of maintenance. Adult cats, for instance, spend up to 50 percent of...
From Robotic Trash to the Senate's Sweet Secret: This Week's Curios

From Robotic Trash to the Senate's Sweet Secret: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  11. 6.2015
Last week's Curios covered the future of robotic trash collection, 19th century "prescription" beards, and the sweet history of the U.S....
5-Year-Old Mental Giant Is Also Telepathic, Mom Claims

5-Year-Old Mental Giant Is Also Telepathic, Mom Claims

David Moye  11. 6.2015
By almost any measure, 5-year-old Ramses Sanguino is a gifted child. The Los Angeles-based lad is learning seven different...
No, A Study Did NOT Find That Your Cat Wants To Kill You

No, A Study Did NOT Find That Your Cat Wants To Kill You

Hilary Hanson  11. 4.2015
A lot of headlines out there this week suggest that a recent study found your cat wants to kill you. Luckily for anyone whose...
A Person's Eye Color Can Predict Their Ability To Drink

A Person's Eye Color Can Predict Their Ability To Drink

Cracked.com  11. 4.2015
Want to determine whether your date can hold their liquor or if they even like you? It's amazing what you can learn by some careful observations....
Abandoned Kitten Born Without Eyes Gets Second Chance At Life

Abandoned Kitten Born Without Eyes Gets Second Chance At Life

David Moye  11. 4.2015
Things are looking better for a kitten in Plainfield, Illinois, who was born without eyes. The tiny tabby was found abandoned on...
Newly Discovered Land Snail Is The Tiniest In The World

Newly Discovered Land Snail Is The Tiniest In The World

Eliza Sankar-Gorton  11. 3.2015
Apparently, it's a snail-beat-snail world out there. Just a month after being crowned the smallest land snail in the world, the...
From Holy Water Vending Machines to a Pumpkin Pie Shortage: This Week's Curios

From Holy Water Vending Machines to a Pumpkin Pie Shortage: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  10.30.2015
Last week's Curios covered the impending pumpkin pie shortage, a 1st century vending machine for holy water, and the end of perfect security....
Watching 'Seinfeld' Can Make You Faint And Other Creepy Diseases

Watching 'Seinfeld' Can Make You Faint And Other Creepy Diseases

Cracked.com  10.29.2015
The greatest horror writer is nature itself. It has made certain that reality offers us far more interesting body-mangling ailments than...
There's Something Living In My Knee!

There's Something Living In My Knee!

David Moye  10.28.2015
Sometimes it pays to ignore doctor's orders -- no matter how gross the result. Rachel Franklin and her 7-year-old son, Paul, discovered...
5 'Paranormal' Phenomena Easily Debunked By Science

5 'Paranormal' Phenomena Easily Debunked By Science

Cracked.com  10.27.2015
Despite the best efforts of scientists and researchers, many people still believe in ghosts, psychics and other supernatural phenomena. However,...