Skin, nerve transplants from genetically modified pigs could help humans, but organs are a way off | Science

Though the research study leader declared an operation as offering “new hope for an unlimited supply of organs,” last month’s much-publicized transplant of a kidney from a genetically modified... Read more »

Humans haven’t just changed what dogs look like—we’ve altered the very structure of their brains | Science

Oszkár Dániel Gáti/Getty Images In the thousands of years we’ve coped with dogs, we’ve changed them from terrifying wolves to fluffy, tail-wagging Frisbee catchers that vary in size from... Read more »

Humans held responsible for twists and turns of climate change since 1900 | Science

Soot from market in Europe and the United States drove Arctic warming a century back. Universal History Archive/UIG/Getty Images While market and farming burped greenhouse gases at an increasing... Read more »

Study Finds That Humans Can Think Like Computers

Even effective computers, like those that direct self-driving cars and trucks, can be deceived into misinterpreting random scribbles for trains, fences, or school buses. It... Read more »

Model Helps Robots Navigate More like Humans Do

MIT scientists have actually designed a method to assist robots navigate environments more like humans do. When moving through a crowd to reach some objective, humans can generally navigate... Read more »

As massive Zika vaccine trial struggles, researchers revive plan to intentionally infect humans | Science

A Brazilian mom holds her child, who was born in 2016 with microcephaly, a Zika- triggered abnormality. MARIO TAMA/GETTY IMAGES In2016, as the mosquito-borne Zika infection spread through the... Read more »