A kidney donation chain could narrow the huge gap between organ supply and demand. Kidney matchmaker and transplant surgeon Jayme Locke explains how.
Community responses to an introversion poll inspired by Susan Cain, a comment on Nikolai Begg’s description of a tool to fix one of the most dangerous moments in surgery, and a giddy post about a mid-career sabbatical motivated by Stefan Sagmeister’s talk.
Things have gotten a little more sophisticated since the days when biting ants were used to seal wounds. Here, a fascinating, non-exhaustive tour through the extraordinary material advances of the past millennia.