Roger Ebert has got himself a new chin. Ebert’s cancer took his jaw and voice. His voice was replaced using a voice synthesizer that was built around audio clips from his numerous interviews, TV appearances, and, of course, At The Movies clips. Now he’s had a facial prosthetic made based on, get this, a […]
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Pop Transhumanism is on indefinite hiatus while I get my feet under the new blog and get used to my new job.
A drilless cavity solution that isn’t just speculation, FINALLY:
The gel or thin film contains a peptide known as MSH, or melanocyte-stimulating hormone. Previous experiments, reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, showed that MSH encourages bone regeneration.
Bone and teeth are fairly similar, so the French scientists reasoned that if the […]
Soon enough, the whole embryonic stem cell debate will be out the window:
Three research groups used similar methods to prod certain immune cells in human blood to become induced pluripotent stem cells. Because they are reprogrammed adult cells, these stem cells share many of the same regenerative abilities as true embryonic stem cells […]
If you aren’t subscribed to discoblog or, worse yet, you are unfamiliar with the concept of NCBI ROFL, I suggest you get with the program. One of the best nuggets of research-based comedy gold: how men and women perceive “Friends With Benefits” relationships:
Results indicated many overall similarities in terms of how the […]
Our frienemies over at Futurisms went to the H+ summit at Harvard and had lots to say. So many that after more than ten posts on the topic, there are still some scraps on the side. One such scrap is the above photo, of J. Hughes, Natasha Vita-More and IEET intern (coffee! […]
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