MEDICAL MARVEL: 3D-Printed Skull Saves Woman’s Life [Pic + Video]

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Doctors in the Netherlands at University Medical Center Utrecht say they have successfully implanted a 3D-printed skull into a young woman. The 23-hour surgery occurred three months ago, according to NBC News, but details are just being released, as the woman, 22, is recovering extremely well. While her name has not been released, she apparently […]

Yeast The Subject Of Latest DNA Breakthrough

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Scientists at New York University have successfully synthesized a chromosome of yeast. It may not sound much, but it’s arguable the most complex DNA synthesis to date and the closest step towards doing so with animals. It’s now four years since the J Craig Venter Institute created a synthetic cell of bacteria, something it described […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: 57% Off Carl Sagan’s COSMOS (The Complete Series) – $42.99 + FREE Shipping

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For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has Carl Sagan’s COSMOS (The Complete Series) for just $42.99 plus free shipping. That’s 57% off on the series’ regular list price of $99.98. In the course of 13 fascinating hours, Cosmos spans its own galaxy of topics to serve Sagan’s theme, each segment deepening our […]