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Transplanted pig hearts show promise in baboon trials. Are humans next?

Walter Brendel Center of Experimental Medicine Transplant surgery has advanced significantly over the past few decades. One problem that’s hard to solve, however, is how to eliminate the organ transplant waiting list, which results in the death of thousands of people every year who die before receiving the organ replacement that they desperately need. One […]

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Amazon Echo Show (2018)

The original Amazon Echo Show was a natural evolution of the Echo speaker, adding a touch screen to provide visual information in addition to spoken answers to questions. It worked well enough, but a very stark design, anemic sound, and limited touch-screen interactivity left us underwhelmed (and the release of the smaller, less expensive Echo […]


These 19th-century astronomical drawings show the beauty of cosmos

Jupiter, 1880. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot Saturn, 1874. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot Solar eclipse of July 29, 1878. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot Mars, 1877. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot Moon, 1875. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot Aurora Borealis, 1872. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot Group of sun spots. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot Orion Nebula, 1975. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot We live in a golden age of […]