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VB News Desk: Facts About the Flu

Here in North America, October through May is flu season. If you’ve ever had the flu, you know firsthand how unpleasant it can be—aches, fever, ...
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VB News Desk: Brain Development Lessons from Glowing Fish

How do we get from stem cells in the developing brain to multiple types of neurons that form initial networks with one another? It’s a question with ...
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VB News Desk: What Ancient Teeth Tell Us About Human Milk Consumption

Have you ever thought about how weird it is that, long after they’re done drinking their mothers’ milk, humans drink the milk of other animals? It’s ...
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5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Influencing Medicine

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are making their way into medicine. These powerful computing tools, which allow for a computer to be ...
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VB News Desk: 3 Ways Tiny Organs Are Making Big Advances

Organoids and organ-on-a-chip technologies are becoming more and more popular as models for studying different organs and tissues in the human body. ...
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VB News Desk: Why Vaping Could Be More Dangerous Than You Think

This article was updated September 20, 2019. Today, it’s considered pretty common knowledge that smoking is hazardous to your health, leading to ...
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VB News Desk: A Hip New Exosuit for Walking and Running

We love cool medical technology here at Visible Body, so it’s no surprise that a story about an exosuit that can make both walking and running easier ...
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VB News Desk: What Is Ebola?

If you’ve been keeping up with recent global medical news, you may have noticed that Ebola has been making a comeback over the past couple of months. ...
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VB News Desk: Skin Cancer and FDA Sunscreen Regulations

In recent years, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has developed a clearer understanding of the effects of the sun and the skin’s absorption ...
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VB News Desk: Of Placentas, Platelets, and Platypuses

When was the last time you talked about the human placenta, platelets, and the majestic platypus in one sentence (or even one conversation)? Unless ...
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