A Judean Date Palm has successfully been regrown from a small stockpile of seeds thought to be around 2,000 years old.
University of Maryland researchers are developing a maggot-like robot that could crawl into a human brain to zap tumors, while the patient is in an MRI machine.
The same type of terahertz radiation which is finding its way into uses such as airport body scanners could also be used to detect melanoma before it even appears visible to the human eye, at its earliest and most treatable stage.
Scientists have seen the “first observation of mechanical gearing in a biological structure”, in the hind legs of a plant hopping insect called an Issus.
Equivalent of a 16 year life extension in humans.