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Lost your head? Sorry, you can’t get a new one anytime soon

Azeen Ghorayshi | 
Last month, Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero made waves when he announced he’d discovered the key to performing a totally crazy surgery: ...

Is century-old remedy the solution to antibiotic resistance?

Azeen Ghorayshi | 
Since the discovery of penicillin in 1928, scientists have amassed a medical arsenal of more than 130 antibiotics. The drugs ...

Gamete freezing offers promise of prolonging fertility but is far from perfect

Doree Shafrir | 
I told my therapist that I was considering freezing my eggs, and she said she thought it was a good ...

Frankenfoods? Debunking 13 Myths Behind GMOs

Buzzfeed has joined the GMO debate, addressing some common myths behind GMOs using short, animated clips. Opponents of Genetically Modified ...

Should synthetic biology be open-source?

Allison McCann | 
Synthetic biology, the newer, cooler branch of genetic engineering, has gained a lot of attention in recent years because of ...
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