The drugs stemming from the opium poppy have sparked wars, been used as a painkiller the world over and currently a prescription abuse epidemic in the U.S.
The Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot successfully completed open bowel surgery on its pig patients
The tool is expected to help doctors find hard-to-detect infections in time to stop them in their tracks.
Doctors are harnessing profound hypothermia (pushing body temperatures to as low as 50 degrees) to save lives.
Men in unmarked green uniforms patrol the airports in the Ukrainian region
Humanity's meat market has more than quadrupled since 1961.