Artificial Womb May Save Premature Babies

If a recent research project completed by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia can be successfully adapted for humans, science may have devised a way to save many of the 30,000 babies born severely prematurely in the United States every year. Researchers at the hospital developed an artificial womb and used their invention to grow six…

Early Dinosaur Relative Identified

Researchers have just identified the oldest-known ancestor of the dinosaur, and what they have discovered is changing scientists’ view of the evolution of the ancient reptiles. Bones from what is now termed the Teleocrater rhadinus were first discovered in Tanzania several decades ago, but there were not enough remains to put together an identifiable skeleton.…

That Mona Lisa Smile

Thousands of tourists file past Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, the “Mona Lisa,” in the Louvre museum in Paris every day. Aside from the fact that this is a masterful artwork, people are also fascinated by the enigmatic facial expression on the face of the painting’s subject. Is she smiling? Or is she smirking or frowning?…