medical science

Scientists Are Growing Tiny Cerebral Cortexes In Petri Dishes

Scientists Are Growing Tiny Cerebral Cortexes In Petri Dishes

Yep, you heard that one correctly. In what could be a major step forward for personalised medicine, researchers have perfected a technique for growing miniature balls of cortical tissue — the key working tissue in the human brain — in a dish.

How The Heart Actually Works

How The Heart Actually Works

It pumps blood. Duh! Well, for most of history, people were unsure what the heart’s main function was. Even Leonardo Da Vinci gave up studying it and he’s probably one of the five smartest guy ever. Even now, it’s not as easy as it should be to find out how…