Medical Tech

The Apple Watch Series 4 Is Basically a Medical Clinic Attached to Your Wrist

By most accounts, the Apple Watch is just too complicated for its own good: it's too clunky and small to perform its more complex...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 13 September 2018 - 10:49AM

New Study Claims Air Pollution Can Cause 'Huge' Reduction in Intelligence

Residents of Beijing are all too familiar with the physical health effects of air pollution--like the 'Beijing cough'--but a new study...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 28 August 2018 - 12:48PM

New Study Confirms a Russian Agency Spread Anti-Vaccination Propaganda Through Fake Twitter Accounts

By now, it's generally accepted that the Russian Internet Research Agency meddled in the US' 2016 presidential election, but new...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 24 August 2018 - 12:37PM

New Drug Could Be the Key to 'Inception'-Like Lucid Dreaming

Everyone remembers the spinning top and Leonardo's squinting face from Inception, but you might not remember the name of the drug...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 22 August 2018 - 11:05AM

Scientists May Have Found a Way to Kill Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria with Oxygen and Light

For years, the infectious disease staphylococcus aureus weathered everything the medical community could throw at it, being whittled...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 20 August 2018 - 11:55AM

Terrified Of Heights, Clowns, Spiders or More? Therapists Could Use Virtual Reality To Treat Phobias

Virtual reality technology has yet to reach half of its full potential, but the things that developers have been able to do with it so...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 1:06PM

Woman Receives Historic Face Transplant Surgery After Surviving Suicide Attempt

Warning: this story links to some imagery that readers may find disturbing. Proceed with caution. It's a very complex procedure that...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 - 12:25PM

Elephants May Protect Themselves From Cancer with a 'Zombie Gene'

Behind heart disease, cancer is the second most common cause of death in the United States, and has been for a while. There have been...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 - 11:12AM

One Step Closer to Beating Death: Scientists Are Using a New Method to "De-Age" Human Cells in a Lab

The start-up Rejuvenate Bio is already paving the way to immortal dogs, but two researchers at the University of Exeter are going...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 13 August 2018 - 1:22PM

Science Confirm What Parents Have Said For Years: The Blue Light From Your Phone Is Poisoning Your Eyes

Wait! Before you read the headline (too late) and decide to chuck your smartphone against a wall to save your precious eyes, at least...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 13 August 2018 - 11:33AM

Johns Hopkins Scientists Warn That A Designer Virus 'Could Wipe Out 900 Million' People After Terrifying Simulation

A terrifying simulation by scientists at Johns Hopkins University and American politicians cast a grim spotlight on humanity's...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 30 July 2018 - 1:14PM

New Full-Color 3D X-Ray Can See Right Through You

A father and son team of scientists at the Universities of Canterbury and Otago in New Zealand have made history with the first 3D...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 17 July 2018 - 10:17AM

Scientists Have Tricked Cancer Cells Into Fighting Each Other Using CRISPR

CRISPR technology has come under a lot more public scrutiny in the past few weeks thanks in part to a cautionary segment by John...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 13 July 2018 - 10:33AM

How The Herpes Virus Contributes To Alzheimer's Disease – Why This New Study Says They're Linked

A small group of scientists stumbled upon the startling connecting between the herpes virus and Alzheimer's disease. Here's what you...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 25 June 2018 - 1:35PM

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