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Weekend Digest, May 6, 2017

Here's a collection of quick takes on interesting developments in the science news, from Saturn to a possible cure for malaria; from your liver to Sunday funnies.
F. Clark Howell, "Early Man" book, Time-Life Young Readers Edition, 1968, p. 33

Walk This Way: Body Designs Head to Toe

When you examine what makes us tick, you find intelligent design from the top down and from the bottom up.

Reasons for Thanksgiving in Your Body Cells

Here are things you probably didn't know about your body. Now that you know, you'll have more reasons to be thankful tomorrow.

Adult Stem Cells Continue to Promote Healing

Here's the latest on adult stem cells and how they are transforming regenerative medicine without harming embryos.

Humans May Have Lost Beneficial Traits

Imagine if you could regrow teeth all your life. Have we lost some capabilities during human history?

Breathtaking Cretaceous Fossil Mammal Preserves Soft Tissue

A mammal fossil from Spain perfectly preserves fur and internal organs, but is said to be 125 million years old.

Scientific Progress Is Spelled "Bio-Inspiration"

Need fundamental insights into physics and technology? Look no further than the living world.

Adult Stem Cells Coming of Age

Who needs human embryos? Treatments with ethically-pure adult stem cells are moving from the lab to the doctor's office.

Your Body: Design from Head to Toe

Every body part has its place and is well-designed for its function.

Learn How to Operate Your Body

You have built-in machinery and software that's beyond your awareness. Here are ways to enlist your equipment for better health.

Amazing Cures from Adult Stem Cells

Regrowing organs and other miracle cures may be coming to a hospital near you, thanks to progress with adult stem cells.

Stem Cell Wars Continue

The race continues between scientists desperately seeking a rationale for harvesting human embryos and those who say, having adult stem cells and iPS cells available, they are unnecessary – and their use is unethical.
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