I don’t understand sword swallowing. Nor do I really want to. Yet somehow this video of Kishan Valaiah Ayula, swallowing 22 swords in one go as his family looks on, tears in their eyes, makes me feel…ah, who am I …more »
Today’s artificial lungs leave a lot to be desired. They’re heavy, inefficient, short-lived and require external equipment and pure oxygen to work. But researchers believe that they’ve managed to solve all of those problems with a new prototype device that …more »
Every year, scientists toil away to create flu vaccines which are effective against current forms of the flu virus, and every year, new strains arrive which are resistant to previous treatments.
This means that every flu season, patients and at-risk …more »