We Can Now Grow Human Bones From Stem Cells!

Scientists may have figured out how to grow bones in a lab, what does this mean for the future of implants? What Does Bone Marrow Actually Do? – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – We got nominated for a People’s Choice Webby! That means, you can help us win. Please, take a minute …

The World’s Deadliest Venom Could Save Your Life

Some animals produce venom that is lethal to both their prey and to humans, but scientists are finding ways to use these compounds as medicine. The Evolutionary Advantage Of Swallowing Food Whole – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Heroin-like Venom From This Fanged Fish Could Bring New Painkillers “Fang blennies …

How Scientists Are Hacking Bacteria To Fight Disease

Gut bacteria helps you digest food and keeps your gut healthy but can scientists control this bacteria to fight off disease? Help support DNews by completing this one-question survey Watch More ???? Read More: Basic computing elements created in bacteria “Researchers unveil a series of sensors, memory switches, and circuits that can be encoded in …

The Actual Impact Of The Placebo Effect On Science

We know the placebo effect works, but researchers are starting to figure out exactly why and how doctors could use it to treat patients. Does The Placebo Effect Work On You? – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Placebo Effect May Account for Half of Drug’s Efficacy “Even when a medication …

Did Scientists Invent A Better Way To Take Drugs?

Whether it’s for a cold or headache pills have become the common way to deliver medication to the body but is there a better way to take medication? Read More: Implantable Device Delivers Medicine One Molecule at a Time “It’s smaller than your index finger, and it might be the future of implantable devices to …

Do Sleeping Pills Really Help You Sleep?

Many people who aren’t able to sleep or suffer from insomnia turn to sleeping pills to help get some rest at night. But do these pills actually put you to sleep? Join Trace as he explains how sleeping pills actually work. Be sure to check out Second Chance Subaru at Read More: Stages of Sleep …

Can We Genetically Engineer Humans for Space?

Traveling far distances in space is difficult, but advances in jet propulsion and genetics are making it possible. Trace is joined by Dr. Kiki Sanford to discuss how by altering the genes in our own bodies, we can make ourselves more fit to survive on other planets! Follow Kiki on Twitter: Check out her website: …

Will This New Stem Cell Treatment End The Controversy?

Embryonic stem cells are pluripotent, meaning they can become almost any type of cell. Since stem cell research is so controversial, researchers might have found a more ethical way to use stem cells. Julian joins DNews to explain. Follow Julian on Twitter: Read More: Japanese woman is first recipient of next-generation stem cells “A Japanese …

Does The Placebo Effect Work On You?

Have you ever heard of the placebo effect? How does it work, and are some people more likely to feel its full effect? Read More: Placebos work — even without deception “Patients who were knowingly given placebos for irritable bowel syndrome experienced significant symptom relief when compared with controls who were given nothing.” The placebome: …