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Scaffoldage

The picture blog Scaffoldage uses the tagline “Skeletal Archiporn.” It’s another project from Shaun Usher of Letterheady and Letters of Note. Some of the scaffolds shown are almost works of art; others can frighten or even make you feel woozy. There is no text, but each image is linked to its source. The scaffold shown [...]

Scientists Construct The Frankenweenie

Scientists from Wake Forest University in North Carolina aroused the world’s interest by successfully performing the world’s first replacement of erectile tissue of the penis. And yes, it’s somewhat fitting that they chose the rabbit to perform the Frankenweenie experiment: In a previous study, the researchers engineered short segments of rabbit erectile tissue with 50% of [...]