Micro-organs to shape the future of personalised medicine
Researchers at Vanderbilt University are developing an artificial liver as part of a larger system of synthetic organs being built to test drugs. If successful, the technology will not only change the way drugs are developed and tested, but also provide doctors with a way to personalise treatment for patients with diseases ranging from heart disease to cancer. Ben Gruber has more
The United States, Russia, Ukraine and the European Union have called for an immediate halt to violence in Ukraine after talks in Geneva. But as Sonia Legg reports the prospect of further sanctions is being clouded by divisions within Europe and big companies.
Britain's troubled Co-operative Group is preparing to cash in on nearly 18,000 acres of farmland in one of the biggest UK land sales in decades. As Ivor Bennett reports, the market timing couldn't be better, with farmland prices soaring over 270 percent in the last 10 years.
Two former directors of Anglo Irish Bank, the rogue lender that crippled Ireland's economy, have been found guilty of hatching a multi-million euro loans-for-shares plot months before the bank's collapse.
A YouTube user in Australia sprayed a hughe spider with bug spray in his house, only to see this huge parasitic worm crawl out. Have you ever seen anything like this before?
Courtesy of YouTube user Baskwith ( http://www.youtube.com/baskwith ) Watch the orginal video here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4E5vUUtSWT4
Bing UK has handed over its homepage to The Jubilee Sailing Trust, a registered charity whose mission is to promote the integration of people of all physical abilities through the challenge and adventure of sailing tall ships on the open sea.