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Building Bodies

Scientific innovation is transforming healthcare—one of the places innovation is most urgently needed. Learn about how we're fighting cancer, augmenting humans, and building the future human.

Exosuits can restore mobility in stroke patients and soldiers alike

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And they're customizable for different types of bodies, gaits, and speeds

Joshua Peters, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Neurons and cancer cells are a dangerous duo

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Claudia Lopez-Lloreda, University of Pennsylvania

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Bacteria from our guts have the tools to solve blood bank shortages

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Lauren Sara McKee, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

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Saliva is just what we needed to create a new malaria vaccine

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Hannah Thomasy, University of Washington

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Evolution is a lot messier than we thought

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Melanie Silvis, UC San Francisco

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Here's how to avoid outliving your own bones

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Emily Atkinson, Indiana University School of Medicine

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Scientists are recruiting live bacteria to fight deadly infections

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Devang Mehta, University of Alberta

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New HIV drugs show a disease under control – for those who can afford them

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Even as new therapies raise hopes, diagnoses and costs prevent widespread treatment

Danny Jomaa, University of Ottawa

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How turmeric became a naturopathic cure-all without the evidence to back it up

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Scientists and the media share a fair amount of the blame

Anastasia Gorelova, University of Pittsburgh

Meet the woman who changed how we treat cancer

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Jane Cooke Wright saved millions by making chemotherapy more effective

Massive Staff