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The Most Intricate Images of Live Nerves Ever Captured

You're looking at some of the most intricate images of live nerve endings ever captured, in which it's possible to make out individual nerves and touch receptors in unprecedented detail. Read More >>

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Scientists Have Reconnected Severed Nerves with Liquid Metal

Get your T-1000 jokes ready, because we're one step closer to liquid metal-powered people. As a team of Chinese biomedical engineers recently used an alloy to close the gap between severed sciatic nerves in frogs. In effect, it made electronic circuits out of nerves—and it worked. Read More >>

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“Orgasm Button” Inventor Fails to Achieve Investment

A man who claims that an experiment in 2001 led to the discovery of a "orgasm button" that could trigger sex-like levels of joy in women is still looking for investment, with the £3.5m or so needed to run a full clinical trial proving appropriately difficult to obtain. Read More >>

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Why Do Your Fingers and Toes Look Like Wrinkly Prunes In Water?

Ever wondered why your fingers and toes magically look like a wrinkly prunes when you're in the bath? Apparently it's all to do with gripping slippery objects. Oh, and it's nothing to do with absorbing water, either. Read More >>