Body and sport


Even non-amputees feel ‘phantom limbs’

Friday, 12 April 2013

Amputees often experience ‘phantom limbs’, or the sensation that their missing limb is still present, but a Swedish study has shown that even non-amputees can experience the bizarre sensation.

Is your red the same as my red

Is your red the same as my red?

Tuesday, 19 February 2013 - 1 comment

Michael Stevens, aka VSauce, asks, Is your red the same as my red?

Scars of human evolution_fi_Inuits suffer less wisdom teeth problems_COSMOS science magazine

Loose ends of evolution make humans suffer

Monday, 18 February 2013

Culture is what helps us deal with the ‘scars of evolution’, said researchers during a meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Clues to mystery of heart regeneration failure in humans_COSMOS science magazine

Clues to mystery of heart regeneration failure in humans

Thursday, 10 January 2013

Why does adult human heart fail to regenerate following a heart attack? A new study may have found the answer to this long-standing puzzle by simulating human-like heart attacks in newborn and adult mice.

Blue eye

The future of you

Thursday, 25 October 2012

Medical advances this century may will make our future more bizarre. Get ready for medical science to push the boundaries of what it means to be human.


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