Mammoth blood proteins could be used in major surgery

The blood from woolly mammoths is helping scientists develop new blood products for medical procedures such as heart and brain surgery.

American Chemical Society publishes recipe for the perfect Bloody Mary

As a hat tip to the International Year of Chemistry, the American Chemical Society has officially announced the scientifically perfect Bloody Mary. Rejoice!

Nanogenerator could power cellphone through the beat of a heart

Scientists have created what they say is the first practical nanogenerator, capable of powering a phone or iPod with the beats of the user's own heart.