A new Discover magazine article muses on the history of the artificial heart. This brief article includes quotes from THI founder Denton A. Cooley and our own Dr. Billy Cohn, and mentions our work on the HeartMate II.

A new Discover magazine article muses on the history of the artificial heart. This brief article includes quotes from THI founder Denton A. Cooley and our own Dr. Billy Cohn, and mentions our work on the HeartMate II.

Sumo conference table, design: Fredrik Mattson | Discover magazine holder, design: Monika Mulder | Plint bar stool, design: Sandin & Bülow | Styling: Katrin Bååth | Photo: Sara Landstedt

Sumo conference table, design: Fredrik Mattson | Discover magazine holder, design: Monika Mulder | Plint bar stool, design: Sandin & Bülow | Styling: Katrin Bååth | Photo: Sara Landstedt

Discover magazine holder, design: Monika Mulder | Patch stool, design: Mia Cullin, Axel Bjurström | Styling: Katrin Bååth | Photo: Sara Landstedt

Discover magazine holder, design: Monika Mulder | Patch stool, design: Mia Cullin, Axel Bjurström | Styling: Katrin Bååth | Photo: Sara Landstedt

The 1996 discovery of an ancient skeleton near Washington state’s Columbia River sparked 20 years of legal battles between scientists and Native Americans: Scientists hoped to research the 9000-year-old human remains, while a coalition of tribes wanted to rebury “Kennewick Man,” who they considered an ancestor. Now, those battles are finally being laid to rest, Discover magazine reports.

The 1996 discovery of an ancient skeleton near Washington state’s Columbia River sparked 20 years of legal battles between scientists and Native Americans: Scientists hoped to research the 9000-year-old human remains, while a coalition of tribes wanted to rebury “Kennewick Man,” who they considered an ancestor. Now, those battles are finally being laid to rest, Discover magazine reports.

Parasitic worms leave millions of victims paralyzed, epileptic, or worse. So why isn’t anyone mobilizing to eradicate them?

Parasitic worms leave millions of victims paralyzed, epileptic, or worse. So why isn’t anyone mobilizing to eradicate them?

Mosaic illustration of a human skull for May 2011 cover of Discover magazine.  Skull evolution (for Discover magazine)

Mosaic illustration of a human skull for May 2011 cover of Discover magazine. Skull evolution (for Discover magazine)

Have you ever wondered what happens to your donations on the journey from a bake sale to a new therapy for pediatric cancer? Here's a quick snapshot. Follow the link for Discover Magazine's Jan/Feb 2012 issue highlighting the Top 100 Science Discoveries of 2011. The #10 discovery story talks about new therapies for leukemia. . .and guess who funded the research? Cookies for Kids' Cancer - thanks to YOU!

Have you ever wondered what happens to your donations on the journey from a bake sale to a new therapy for pediatric cancer? Here's a quick snapshot. Follow the link for Discover Magazine's Jan/Feb 2012 issue highlighting the Top 100 Science Discoveries of 2011. The #10 discovery story talks about new therapies for leukemia. . .and guess who funded the research? Cookies for Kids' Cancer - thanks to YOU!

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