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Man Meets Machine
Man Meets Machine

Alena Grabowski, a University of Colorado Boulder researcher, discusses her motivations for studying the interface between biology and mechanics in prosthetic devices.

Brain Bugs
Brain Bugs

Neuropharmacologist John Cryan of University College of Cork in Ireland explains the links between the microbiome and the central nervous system.

Living Fabric
Living Fabric

See the bacteria-powered, breathable clothing made by former MIT researcher Wen Wang and colleagues.

City Bees
City Bees

See the urban landscapes in Detroit where researchers are studying the fates of pollinators that adopt a metropolitan lifestyle.

Smoking on a Chip
Smoking on a Chip

A new device from the Wyss Institute at Harvard University simulates the effects of cigarette smoke on human lungs.

Menstruation on a Chip
Menstruation on a Chip

This device models the female reproductive tract and might lead scientists to a greater understanding of fibroids, cancer, and infertility.