This Magnetic Robot Wants to Crawl Inside Your Brain

MIT scientists are working on a robot that could deliver lasers and drugs to problem areas of the brain.


I Made Meringues Out of My Own Blood and Ate Them

"I'm not sure how to describe the smell they had."


Scientists Discover 42,000-Year-Old Liquid Blood in Preserved Foal

The well-preserved condition of the animal is giving hope to researchers trying to clone extinct animals.


How Russia Fell in Love with Candy Bars Made of Blood

Many Soviet children grew up loving the sweetness, texture, and slight metallic twang of Hematogen bars—without knowing what was in them.


This Artist Is Making Work Out of the Literal Blood of LGBTQ People

Jordan Eagles is protesting the FDA's discriminatory blood donation policies.


We Looked Into the Big Claims Around Blood Facials

They've been around for years (see: Kim K getting a Vampire Facial in 2013), but a new study tries to determine just how effective they really are.


Grapetooth Are the Last Fun Band Standing

The Chicago duo has been selling out venues for the last year. We caught up with them on the cusp of their debut LP.


People Told Us About Their Worst Halloweens

Haunting tales of puke, vomit, and barf guaranteed to scare you off the holiday for good.


America Is Selling Blood for Big Profits to the Rest of the World

It's the most primordial substance there is, so maybe it was inevitable that it would become a commodity more valuable than oil.


Why Some People Bruise More Easily Than Others

Everything from your genetics to the type of medication you take could leave you more prone to being hurt.


Researchers Show How Mount Vesuvius Eruption Vaporized Blood and Exploded Skulls

Hundreds of people in the town of Herculaneum took cover from the eruption in boat-houses. Their bones tell a gruesome story.