erice writes: Scientists researching anti-depression treatments have a problem: they can't tell if the treatment works or not unless their lab rats are depressed. Their solution is a malevolent mechanical rat that ensures that all their real rats lose the rat race.
erice writes: Injured in crash which damaged the nerves in her arm, she has reach the limits that can what be accomplished with nerve transplants. She can move her arm but doctors have given up hope of restoring use of her hand. So she wants doctors to amputate the hand and replace it with a bionic version that does work.
erice writes: Astronomers in Chile linked four telescopes together to form a single virtual mirror 130 meters in diameter. Previous efforts had linked two telescopes but this is the first time that all four had been linked.
erice writes: A US Doctor proposes to change healthy pigmented eyes to blue by destroying the pigment with a laser. The procedure has already been tested on cadavers and then on live patients in Mexico. He is seeking funding to continue clinical trials.