A functioning lab-grown kidney - a step forward for regenerative medicine.
From BBC News:
A kidney “grown” in the laboratory has been transplanted into animals where it started to produce urine, US scientists say. Similar techniques to make simple body parts have already been used in patients, but the kidney is one of the most complicated organs made so far. A study, in the journal Nature Medicine, showed the engineered kidneys were less effective than natural ones. […]
- These sculptures of chimpanzee and gorilla skulls are made from walnut, vera wood, and spalted maple and are embellished with Swarovski crystals around the dentition.
(Source: Laurel Roth)
I googled this and apparently the Andromeda galaxy is going to collide with the Milky Way Galaxy in approximately 4billion years, and it is going to have no detrimental effects on our earth, although the sky is going to look amazing.