A Brain in a Dish: 3D Mini-Brains Prove to Be Remarkably Accurate

A better brain model for better brain research.

December 21, 2016

Student Invents 3D Printed Bioreactor That Can Grow Hundreds of Mini-Brains

A high school student 3D printed a better mini-brain bioreactor over a summer internship program..

May 3, 2016

Lab Monkey Deaths Raise Questions About Animal Testing in the US

“These findings indicate that FDA's animal program may need to be strengthened in some important areas.”

January 28, 2018

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Issues Guide on AI Ethics

Ethically Aligned Design aims to address some of the societal considerations related to the development of autonomous systems.

December 13, 2017

No, There Has Not Been a Successful Human Head Transplant — and There May Never Be

"It's despicable and dangerous for real science."

November 20, 2017

Growing Human Mini Brains in Rats Isn’t an Ethical Concern…Yet

Experts say they could gain consciousness in the far future.

November 11, 2017

Lack of Access to Morphine Causes 25 Million People to Die in Pain Every Year

"The world suffers a deplorable pain crisis."

October 22, 2017

“Mini Organs” Could Change How We Treat Diseases from Cystic Fibrosis to Cancer

This strange science could turn out to be life-saving.

August 29, 2017

Zebrafish Addicted to Opioids Show Dangerous and Drug-Seeking Behavior

These tiny fish share 70 percent of our genome, making this research helpful for treatment in humans.

August 28, 2017

A Network Of “Mini Brains” May Be Responsible for Your Pain

This breakthrough research brings us closer to understanding pain...and controlling it.

April 11, 2017
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