Bizarre eyeball transplant allows tadpoles to see out of their tails

Get ready for custom eyeball transplants for people who absolutely must have eyes in the backs of their heads — or pretty much anywhere on their bodies. Researchers at Tufts University just published a paper where they report transplanting working eyes onto the tail of a blind tadpole. Here's how they did it. » 2/28/13 6:20am 2/28/13 6:20am

Watch this machine keep a disembodied human heart alive and pumping

For over 40 years, transporting hearts for the purpose of transplantation has been accomplished with little more than coolers and ice. Now a study being headed up by members of UCLA's lung and heart-lung transplant team is seeing if they can bring the field of heart transplantation into the 21st century by… » 8/31/11 4:25pm 8/31/11 4:25pm