Sports medicine & Kinesiology

The biology of how muscles change with age

There is perhaps no better way to see the absolute pinnacle of human athletic abilities than by watching the Olympics. But at the Winter Games this year—and at almost all professional sporting events—you rarely see a ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why some people find it harder to be happy

The self-help industry is booming, fuelled by research on positive psychology—the scientific study of what makes people flourish. At the same time, the rates of anxiety, depression and self-harm continue to soar worldwide. ...

Surgery

Skin and bones repaired by bioprinting during surgery

Fixing traumatic injuries to the skin and bones of the face and skull is difficult because of the many layers of different types of tissues involved, but now, researchers have repaired such defects in a rat model using bioprinting ...

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