Not only are human beings still evolving, but it looks like life in civilization may be pressuring us to evolve faster than ever. A groundbreaking new study published today in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that the cultural environment of homo sapiens, including high population density and…
Using nanotech devices sensitive to voltage, scientists at the University of Michigan have discovered that cancer cells in the human brain have electrical fields that are stronger than those in lightning bolts. (You can see a top view of the nano gadget at left.) [Technology Review]
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For the past few years, college football teams across the country have been participating in a head injury experiment. While playing games, they wear special helmets that use something called a "high impact telemetry system" to measure the impact and angle every time the players get smashed in the head. Now…
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