Human body parts we no longer need

Human body parts are pretty remarkable. Makes sense given as how our body contains more atoms than you can count: 7 octillion. Yes, that’s really a number. Your body also has some 37 trillion cells. If you were to unravel the DNA in those cells, it would stretch from where you…

How wearing high heels damages your body

Last week Japanese women started a movement to ban employers from enforcing footwear rules. The #KuToo campaign was started in response to Japanese employers demanding that female employees wear high heels. Now it’s gaining global support as many people are complaining about unfair dress codes that ask women to compromise…

Life-saving device keeps donor livers functioning outside the body

Breakthrough device that can keep donor livers functioning outside the body for 24 hours will revolutionise transplant surgery, experts say OrganOx metra mimics the internal environment of the human body Constantly streams warm, oxygen-rich blood at pressures that occur in the body  Technology doubles the time livers can be preserved prior…