New research at the University of California, Berkeley, indicates that the rubber-like elasticity of skin, which contracts to its original shape after being stretched, is key to the development of regularly spaced hairs and sweat glands during development.
Scientists from the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum have identified and named a new species of dinosaur in honor of renowned Canadian paleontologist Dr. Philip J. Currie.
In a proof-of-concept study, North Carolina (NC) State University engineers have designed a flexible thermoelectric energy harvester that has the potential to rival the effectiveness of existing power wearable electronic devices using body heat as the only source of energy.
Pancreatic cancer is hard to detect early, when the disease is most amenable to treatment. But a new study describes a blood test that may aid the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer and someday make earlier screening feasible, the authors say.