Regrowing human tissue from stem cells a step closer, 3D printing eggs to protect vultures, birds that recognise humans and bad news for the Hitomi space telescope.
Our top stories from 2015. All the stories we thought particularly interesting, plus the times where the media or scientists got things very wrong.
Anti-vaxxers responsible for Disneyland measles outbreak, fish found in Antarctica where they shouldn’t be, new treatment for MS, the Beagle 2 Mars lander found, and reading ancient scrolls with X-rays.
Everything Ebola, rapid lizard evolution, smelly comets and revolutionary spinal cord repair.
Mississippi Baby not actually cured of HIV, smallpox found in a storeroom, and epigenetics in mice. Plus the woman who grew nasal tissue on her back, insecticides not just killing bees, and how pandas survive on a bamboo diet.
3D Printed skulls, airborne Black Death, marble hand illusion, the Permian extinction, STAP fraud and acupuncture.
STAP saga continued, exosuit for diving, giant virus thawed out after 30,000 years. Fighting space debris with lasers, and unconscious perceptions of maths ability.
Bionic hand that can feel, soft-tissue fossil site discovered, stuck in a laborious moment, and dinosaur pee.
A new way to make stem cells, heart cells that beat, the coldest spot in the universe, antioxidants and cancer, and wallaby vision.
Teeth made from urine, meat made in a lab, and insects that keep themselves clean with tiny non-stick balls. Also finding gold with X-Rays, and more girls than boys born in Japan after the earthquake.