“Body on a chip” could improve drug evaluation

MIT engineers have designed a microfluidic platform that connects engineered tissue from up to 10 organs, allowing them to replicate human-organ interactions. Image: Felice Frankel   “Body on a chip” could improve drug evaluation Human tissue samples linked by microfluidic …

Read More »

Taking MRI Technology Down to Micrometer Scales

An MRI scan of the head. Credit: Helmut Januschka, CC-BY-SA-3.0   Taking MRI Technology Down to Micrometer Scales New tools from Mikhail Shapiro’s lab might allow doctors to better interpret MRI images Millions of MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging, scans …

Read More »

Short stories: Tante Cat’rinette by Kate Chopin

Tante Cat’rinette by Kate Chopin   IT happened just as everyone had predicted. Tante Cat’rinette was beside herself with rage and indignation when she learned that the town authorities had for some reason condemned her house and intended to demolish …

Read More »

Simple Metaphysics by Abdul Wahab

  Simple Metaphysics First is created the garden Next is the huge dark pit In between is this home This home is the reflection of the above That’s why the image Knows not the Hell and The heaven. Hell and …

Read More »