Taking the train is my favorite form of transportation because unlike a car, I don’t have to drive or get stuck in traffic and unlike an airplane, I don’t have to go through security and be crammed in impossibly tiny spaces. But I only like it when I’m inside the train. This kid, who’s completely nuts and probably has questionable taste in music but definitely has a lot of fun stories to tell, figured out a way to ride on the roof of a train. It’s crazy.
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By stacking human cells together like Lego blocks, scientists have found a way to create tiny, 3D models of human tissue.
The advance may enable scientists to test customized medicinesbefore injecting them into a patient and, ultimately, to grow whole human organs, the scientists say.
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Chalk up another big win for public health: The smoking rate among U.S. adults appears to have hit a new low.
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It’s been a long time coming, but the prophets appear to agree: Apple is finally ready to reinvent TV. But! Instead of a releasing a long-rumored Apple television set, which would be a longshot, the Cupertino company will likely showcase a radically improved version of its stodgy set-top box. It’ll be great for gamers, and yes, it will finally—finally!—have apps and Siri.
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Many people don’t realize that, after blood, bone is the most widely transplanted human tissue worldwide, resulting in more than 2 million procedures per year at a cost of more than $5 billion.
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Nicki Minaj may have cleared up her bad blood with Taylor Swift when she opened the VMAs on Sunday night — but when she accepted the award for Best Hip-Hop Video she sparked a (faux?) feud with the night’s host, Miley Cyrus.
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