Virtual Surgery

A fourteen-year old boy is admitted to
the hospital with severe heart failure.
A heart transplant could save his life. But
there are several obstacles in the way of
his potentially life-saving procedure.
First, the demand. According to the
National Institutes of Health... Read more


The world is full of people who discover things — big things, little things, mysterious things. While the rest of us eat breakfast or go to class or IM, scientists do science.

Teams of people may work for months or years to advance a piece of knowledge; they depend on the people who came before; they help the people who come later.

What A Year! highlights a breakthrough each month and gives some information about the people behind it. You can learn what's going on in your scientific back yard, and to dig a lot deeper if you want.

Have a great year!

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