One of the most majestic anatomy illustrations we've ever seen

Kate Pfeilschiefter adds an illustrator's touch to the anatomy drawing she created for a biology class. There's a mystical touch to her noble stag, but the way she outlines the muscles only add to the creature's majesty. » 12/23/12 11:00am 12/23/12 11:00am

These live stem cells were recovered from a 17-day-dead human corpse

Researchers at the Pasteur Institute in Paris have discovered that certain stem cells can stay alive in human corpses for at least 17 days after that person is declared dead. What were we saying the other day about the difficulty with defining death? » 6/12/12 5:00pm 6/12/12 5:00pm

Stem cells transform injured mice into super-strong mega-rodents

Scientists gave injured mice stem cells to boost their recovery. The treatment worked unbelievably well - in days, the rodents' muscles grew back twice as big as before, and they remained super-strong for the rest of their lives. » 11/16/10 12:51pm 11/16/10 12:51pm