The study adds to other evidence that limbs can be regrown in many species, perhaps even mammals.
In his excellent 1936 short story The Scarab, science fiction writer Raymond Z. Gallun describes exactly what the Israelis seem to want - a remote-controlled robotic device no larger than an insect.
Researchers are being solicited to help ordinary human airmen disguise their voices, even to sound like another person altogether.
Researchers have created a novel propulsion system for a miniature robot to travel through the spinal canal, returning images to doctors like an endoscope.
The Bionic Dolphin is a remarkable submersible hydrofoil that can cruise underwater as fast as a real dolphin and zip across the surface even faster.
The world's first artificial liver has been grown from stem cells by British scientists. The resulting "mini-liver" is the size of a small coin.
Could the human species split in two over time due to evolutionary pressures as predicted by science fiction writer H.G. Wells? While the idea is fascinating, the science is flimsy.
The shirts are designed to monitor various physiological parameters so elite athletes don't push themselves too hard.
In his 1912 story A Princess of Mars, early science fiction author Edgar Rice Burroughs dreamed about automated restaurants. Now fiction is becoming fact.
RuBot II is an amazing robot that can easily pick up and solve the Rubik's cube puzzle game in a completely interactive (and talkative!) way.
Polar Rose is a new search engine now being tested that will allow you to find anyone in any photo on any site.
The bacteria were sent into space, and only the strong survived. They supposedly take the taste of this new yogurt to a new level.
Second Life, the wildly popular 3-D virtual world website, is attracting corporations as well as people
Cosmetics manufacturer Kao Corporation and a Keio University research team led by robotics professor Takashi Maeno have developed artificial skin that feels just like yours. Or even softer.
First time on land? Terranaut, the robotic exploration vehicle art project by Seth Weiner, is definitely the way to go.
Like technology from the movie, BluScreen identifies passers-by using their Bluetooth-enabled cellphones
The 3-D maneuverability of Frisbee-shaped robots could prove advantageously nimble and lethal in city settings.