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A daily newsletter charting the future: From technology to the scientific breakthroughs changing our lives.
From Mary Shelley's Frankenstein to 3-D printing: The evolution of organ transplants
Doctors and scientists first began experimenting with organ transplants in the 1700s. But it wasn’t until 1954 that a breakthrough was made. Dr. Joseph E. Murray completed the first successful living-related kidney transplant in Boston. Today, such procedures have become pretty routine and some companies are even working to synthesize artificial human tissue using 3-D printers.
A mysterious particle from a distant galaxy made its way to an observatory in Antarctica01:12
Cheetah 3 is a blind robot that doesn’t need sensors to navigate01:16
'The Meg': Is the terrifying prehistoric shark from Jason Statham's new movie real?03:24
The human factor: What it will take to build the perfect team for traveling to Mars07:42
The devastating California wildfires from space01:07
The most incredible meteor shower of the year is about to light up the night sky01:31