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Waiting for a new face: The transplants giving people back their lives

08/07/2014 9:34am
"These types of patients have such disfigurement beforehand they can't eat, they can't breathe properly. It's about functionality," says Dr. Richard Luskin, CEO of the New England Organ Bank. Luskin is referring to the small group of people worldwide who are on waiting lists in hope of a new face, and in the United States at least, they may now have one donated to them more readily.

Study ties new gene to major breast cancer risk

08/07/2014 9:52am
Scientists are linking a newly identified gene to breast cancer.

Supernova spawns ‘zombie star’

08/07/2014 11:55am
A weak supernova may have left behind what astronomers are calling a "zombie" star.

FDA warns that tattoo inks can cause infections

08/07/2014 12:21pm
Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first.