These gorgeous medical illustrations look like scenes from another world

When viewed from a new angle, a different scale, or in a slightly different light, even something as familiar as the human body can look utterly alien. Case in point: these stunning anatomical illustrations, created by biomedical artist Alexandra Baker, which showcase the various nooks and crannies of the human form… » 11/05/12 8:00am 11/05/12 8:00am

Online gamers have managed to solve a decade-old scientific puzzle. In…

What if, instead of tallying up head-shots in Team Fortress 2, you could channel your gaming skills towards helping scientists find treatments to diseases like HIV/AIDS? Well, it turns out you can. In fact, it's already been done. » 9/20/11 8:00am 9/20/11 8:00am