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  • May 8, 2014
    In news that will undoubtedly be looked back upon as a terrible idea, scientists have successfully created the first living organism using DNA that doesn't resemble the DNA of any living creature on earth. Wait -- so they made an alien?! I'll be in my underground bunker if yo... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2014
    Because why not accidentally create undying killer mutants, scientits (from now on that's what we're calling scientists doing things we don't approve of) recently injected cockroaches with DNA nanobots capable of unraveling themselves and delivering drugs. Wait -- drug deliver... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2014
    According to doctors, four teenage girls that received lab-grown vagina implants between 2005 and 2008 due to Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome (where "the vagina and uterus are either underdeveloped or missing"), have normally functioning privates now. That is wonderful... / Continue →
  • March 28, 2014
    Because the future is rapidly approaching, doctors are currently conducting human trials on the ability to put critically injured patients in suspended animation in order to buy more time to save them. Cool, but if I get injured I want to be cryogenically frozen and thawed out... / Continue →
  • July 15, 2013
    In an incredibly rare example of robots being used for good instead of evil, Soother-Bot is a little humanoid robot designed to keep kids calm and distracted while they get shots at the doctor's. Man, when I was growing up I didn't have anything to distract me besides my dad y... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2013
    University of Nottingham professor Harminder Dua recently discovered a new human body part and named it after himself because that's what you get to do when you discover things. Now I know what you're all hoping for, and sadly, no, it's not some sort of new hidden penis. Dua'... / Continue →
  • March 19, 2013
    Seen here with a sadness in his eyes that can only come from being born penisless, 39-year old security guard Andrew Wardle is hoping for a new lease on sex life thanks to an operation that will build him a penis FROM HIS ARM. How convincing it'll look remains to be seen, but ... / Continue →
  • January 3, 2013
    Seen here blowing chunks, Vomiting Larry goes for a projectile puking world distance record in a British laboratory. Larry was built to help study how puke is puked, how that vomit particulate spreads disease, and to hopefully help put an end to the norovirus (aka the Winter v... / Continue →
  • January 2, 2013
    Damn creeper -- stare much? According to biologists, giant panda blood contains a unique antibiotic compound that may prove a useful tool in the fight against human illness. And even more promising? Dragon blood. One drop and you are CURED. Ooooooor explode into flames, I ... / Continue →
  • October 4, 2012
    In 'Just bite me now' news, scientists are hard at work developing new ultra-powerful painkillers from a peptide found in black mamba venom. And I, for one, plan on testing these new drugs and zoning out to Home Shopping Network for six hours straight. "The TV isn't even on."... / Continue →
  • October 3, 2012
    This is a short video of a magic knife slicing a water droplet in half. Except it's not really magic, because scientists had to go and ruin all the fun for us. You could have lied to us, you know. The government does it all the f***ing time. The core of the blade is two 0.0... / Continue →
  • July 23, 2012
    These are Redditor Philawesomeraptor's girlfriend's eyeball stitches. She recently got a cornea transplant after suffering from a degenerative eye disease, and this is the result. Admittedly, it's kind of beautifully terrifying. Of course, if I had a degenerative eye disease... / Continue →
  • May 30, 2012
    Because scientists are always doing things they shouldn't, a group of (presumably D.A.R.E. sponsored) researchers in Israel have developed a strain of weed that won't get you high. You know, because what else are you gonna smoke alongside your non-alcoholic beer? I say try cr... / Continue →
  • May 25, 2012
    In today's feel good story, doctors in Italy successfully implanted this lil titanium pump into the chest of a 16-month old boy to act as his heart until a donor heart was found. Just don't go thinking about how you find another 16-month old heart for transplant, because I jus... / Continue →
  • January 10, 2012
    Note: Uncensored picture after the jump, is kinda rough to look at. Nguyen Duy Hai recently had a 180-lb tumor (nearly twice his own weight -- he's a small guy) removed from his leg. Needless to say, his professional sports career may be over. The tumor, which originated in ... / Continue →
  • December 12, 2011
    Being added to the long list of ways I don't want to go, a New Jersey man died earlier this year after a back-alley peen enhancement injection from somebody with zero medical practice went horribly, horribly wrong. I know, I'm as shocked as you are. God, go buy some over-the-... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2011
    Seen here looking excited out of her mind to be holding a giant check *adds to bucket list*, 17-year old Angela Zhang won Siemen's annual high school science competition for designing a cancer-fighting nanoparticle and NOT making a baking soda and vinegar volcano like I did. C... / Continue →
  • November 29, 2011
    Because what good is science if you can't use it to kill a whole lot of people, evil doctors have successfully genetically modified the avian flu to be much, much deadlier. *coughing* OH GOD I HAVE IT, DON'T I?! I have been peeing a lot of blood... Inside a Dutch medical fa... / Continue →
  • November 17, 2011
    Belly button lint? You got a belly button finger, bro! 20-year old Chinese furniture worker Wang Yongjun lost the tip of his middle finger flipping the wrong person the bird to a circular saw. It's all good though because doctors sewed his hand to his stomach and apparently ... / Continue →
  • September 27, 2011
    AIDS: like the shitty entertainment center my neighbor set by the road, nobody wants it. But now scientists believe they're one step closer to a vaccine after discovering a method of attacking HIV before it's able to compromise an immune system. Hey, sounds good to me. The s... / Continue →