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U.S. Government Shutdown: Day 1 (25 pictures)

Our ever responsible and totally mature congressmen reached an impasse last night, causing 800,000 government workers to be furloughed. We’re not even done with the first day of this shutdown, and already the effects are quite obvious. Thanks to social media, pictures of closed national parks, monuments, and even government websites are causing the American public’s ire to grow faster than a congressman’s bank account (naturally, they’re still getting paid).

Lab-grown livers and 3D-printed kidneys

Organ transplants have been a lifesaving development and one of the shining success stories of modern medicine. But the shortage of organs for transplantation is an ongoing problem. One answer is to grow them artificially in a laboratory – a promising although controversial solution.