Medical Tech

We Just Found the First-Ever Surgeon's 'Limb Pit' From the Civil War

When archaeologists found the site of a barbarian massacre in Denmark last month, we were ready to give that the trophy for Most Gory...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 21 June 2018 - 1:46PM

Want to Find Out the Moment of Your Death? Google's Deep-Learning AI Can Tell You

If it was possible, would you want to learn the moment when you will die? If Google's new artificial intelligence is as sophisticated...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 20 June 2018 - 1:21PM

Can Psychedelic Drugs Actually Treat Depression? New Study Says the Evidence Is Promising

For years, scientists and medical professionals have thought that clinical depression is usually the result of chemical balances in...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 - 1:15PM

A New Harvard Start-Up Aims to Reverse Aging in Dogs, Then Humans

Earlier this year, Dr. Ian Pearson claimed that humans would obtain immortality by 2050, a statement that's been met with equal...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 - 1:07PM

Neuroscientists Say This Drug May Be the Secret to Curing the Effect Space Has on Memory

NASA has been dealing with fears over 'space madness' for decades, but in all those years, there have been a grand total of zero...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 - 12:16PM

Are Psychedelics the Key to Saving Humans? 'Omnivore's Dilemma' Author Says It's Possible

Fifty years ago, psychedelics like LSD were hailed as a gateway to transforming humanity's consciousness. Within a decade, it was...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 - 1:07PM

United States Army Surgeons Grew an Ear in This Veteran's Arm – Then Transplanted it Onto Her Head

A 21-year-old army vet lost her entire ear in a near-fatal car crash. Instead of a prosthetic, doctors decided to grow a new ear... In...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 10 May 2018 - 1:13PM

'A Living Hell' – Critics Fear Yale Scientist's Breakthrough in Brain Reanimation

Critics are afraid of what one Yale scientist's breakthrough might mean for the future.

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 07 May 2018 - 10:59AM

Scientists Just Discovered the Secret to Creating Life – No Humans Required

Scientists have created the first synthetic embryos using stem cells rather than a sperm and egg, and successfully implanted them into...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 03 May 2018 - 11:05AM

Jaw Bone Reveals Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Radiation Far Worse Than Thought

In August of 1945, the US dropped Little Boy, a 9,700-pound atomic bomb, on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The bomb exploded with the...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 30 April 2018 - 12:02PM

A Team of 11 Surgeons Just Completed the First-Ever Penis Transplant on a War Vet

No man wants to catch a bullet between their legs, but one anonymous soldier lost his legs below the knees and his member in an IED...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 25 April 2018 - 10:47AM

Scientists Say 1 in 4 New York City Mice Carry Drug-Resistant Super-Diseases

New York City is infamous for graffiti-covered buildings, rough neighborhoods, and rats the size of raccoons, but it turns out it...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 - 11:26AM

Scientists Say They've Grown Functioning Human 'Minibrains' With Real Blood Vessels

Science keeps getting weirder.A team of biologists has successfully grown tiny, microscopic "minibrains" from human stem cells, which...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 05 April 2018 - 1:14PM

New Study Shows This Chemical in Marijuana Could Make Drug Relapses a Thing of the Past

It's ironic that marijuana, the same drug that spawned a panic in 1936 with the film Reefer Madness, may turn out to be one of the...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 05 April 2018 - 12:54PM

Scientists Just Created the First Biocomputer Made From Living Human Cells That Uses Logic to Solve Problems

As fears over artificial intelligence continue to grow, we can at least take solace in knowing our bodies will never rise up and join...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 27 March 2018 - 11:43AM

Shocked Doctors Discover Large Air Pocket In Patient's Brain

Has your balance been a bit... Off lately? Do you feel any weakness in your left leg and arm? If you were to check those symptoms on...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 11:31AM

Tech Startup Nectome Debuts '100% Fatal' Brain Upload Service

In Futurama, one piece of bizarre sci-fi technology that shows up a lot is human heads kept alive in glass jars. This is played for...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 10:34AM

Contagious Woman Escapes From Hospital, Triggering Zombie Outbreak Concerns

We all know how zombie apocalypses kick off. All it takes is one infected patient escaping quarantine before a deadly disease starts...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 9:58AM

This Electronic Skin is Capable of Healing Itself

While there are lots of cooler ways to be like the Terminator, one very valid way is to have a layer of prosthetic skin that can...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 10 February 2018 - 3:52PM

New Stem Cell Study Plans to Bring Dead People Back to Life

A couple of decades ago, there were some things that science knew it simply couldn't cure--terminal disease and death itself chief...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 01 February 2018 - 1:14PM