Scientists 3-D Print Skin That Develops Working Blood Vessels | Innovation | Smithsonian

A promising new technique could lead to lasting skin grafts after burns or other injuries

Source: Scientists 3-D Print Skin That Develops Working Blood Vessels | Innovation | Smithsonian

Komodo Dragons Have Skin That Looks Like Chain Mail | Smart News | Smithsonian

Komodo CT

CT scans show layered bone covers the adult reptile’s body, likely to protect them when fighting for mates and food.

Source: Komodo Dragons Have Skin That Looks Like Chain Mail | Smart News | Smithsonian

‘It’s Gigantic’: A New Way to Gauge the Chances for Unresponsive Patients – The New York Times

Researchers have found a way to detect “covert consciousness” that could aid the recovery of people with severe brain injuries.

I, Germ Line – by Mike Dawson

It can feel like we have a firm sense of our histories. But we can only make out the twigs.

Read comic: I, Germ Line – by Mike Dawson

Scientists Create Speech From Brain Signals – The New York Times

A prosthetic voice decodes what the brain intends to say and generates (mostly) understandable speech, no muscle movement needed.