Scientists Can Now Extract Stem Cells from Brains Using Magnets

Nothing about how a bunch of Oxford researchers recently pulled neural stem cells out of the brains of living rats seems feasible. The cells are hard to isolate. Brains are fragile. Okay, brains are very fragile. But they've done it, and the procedure could shed fresh light on diseases like Parkinson's and multiple… » 10/02/13 2:40pm 10/02/13 2:40pm

What Exactly Is Multiple Sclerosis?

This month, many countries the world over will be helping spread awareness of Multiple Sclerosis—but what exactly is the disease? This video, by ASAP Science, helps explain. » 5/09/13 6:29am 5/09/13 6:29am