Medical Tech

Crystallizing Cancer Drugs Look Like Beautiful Spaceship Battles

X-Ray crystallography is essential for the development of specific drug therapies for various diseases, as the structure of the...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 14 November 2014 - 2:17PM

Mind-Control Device Allows Us to Turn Genes On and Off Using Only Our Minds

Swiss scientists have built a device that allows humans to determine gene expression using only the power of thought. Their experiment...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 - 2:37PM

Scientists Claim They've Found a Way to Reverse the Aging Process

We're going to live forever, like in Fame. Wait, that's not a sci-fi movie, like in- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 04 November 2014 - 1:21PM

Robots and Humans Try to Read Each Other's Minds

The relationship between humans and technology took a strange turn today when two studies were released, one which detailed humans...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 4:23PM

Genetically Engineered Superintelligent Humans Could Have an IQ of 1000

Could future humans be ten times as intelligent as the average human? In a new study, Michigan State theoretical physicist Stephen Hsu...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 4:13PM

An Immortal Flatworm May Aid In The Fight Against Deadly Diseases

Genetic similarities between humans and planarians, flatworms that are famously "immortal," may be the key to resisting the agents of...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 - 3:58PM

Cancer-Fighting Search and Destroy Nanobots Close to a Reality

Replicato technology may be used to treat one of the most deadly diseases known to man. Research from the University of California...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 11:09AM

Cryopreservation: Freezing Bodies to Cure Death

Urban legend dictates that Albert Einstein's brain was pickled in a jar to preserve it for further study. Now, Max More, the president...

Friday, 22 August 2014 - 12:07PM

Gold Nanotechnology Could Lead The Fight Against Ebola

With more than 1,700 cases reported across the world, the current outbreak of the Ebola virus is the worst in decades. There is...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 12 August 2014 - 5:23PM

Scientists Find Cancer's Self-Destruct Button

Does cancer have a self-destruct button? Medical researchers have theorized a specific process for inducing cell death in cancer cells...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 11 August 2014 - 2:26PM

Self-Healing Polymer May Repair Broken Bones

A material that can instantly heal bones is closer to becoming a reality, as researchers from UC Santa Barbara have discovered a...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 07 August 2014 - 9:59AM

Neural Stem Cells Successfully Transplanted into Mice Brains

We may now be on our way to a real-life brain transplant, as researchers from the University of Luxembourg have neural stem cells...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 - 3:59PM

Artificial Intelligence Designs a Cancer Drug

Is artificial intelligence the future of drug discovery? Where cancer drugs usually take 24 to 48 months and approximately $100...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 04 August 2014 - 12:46PM

Scientists Create Transparent Mice with See-Through Organs

Scientists at the California Institute of Technology have re-created the body horror of the television show Fringe, but with mice. ...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 01 August 2014 - 11:54AM

Blood Test Predicts Suicide Risk with 80-90% Accuracy

Could a specific gene mutation tell us with near-certainty who will attempt suicide? Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine published...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 10:13AM

Molecular Scissors Cut HIV from a Human Cell

Can we literally cut HIV from the body? Researchers from Temple University have used what they call "molecular scissors" to cut a...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 12:07PM

Japanese Researchers Develop See-Through Recording Device For Medical Surgeries

Have you ever wondered what exactly goes on in a surgeons head/hands during an operation? Are they typically focusing really hard, or...

Monday, 21 July 2014 - 3:20PM

Woman Grows Tiny Nose in Her Spine After Failed Stem Cell Surgery

Eight years after a failed experimental surgery in which olfactory stem cells from a paraplegic's nose were implanted into her spine,...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 - 11:54AM

Is A Robotic Octopus Coming To A Life-Saving Surgery Near You?

Could the future of medical science give us a real-life Dr. Octopus?   Surgeons have long used the assistance of robotics during...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 - 11:12AM

Paralyzed Man Moves His Hand with His Mind

In 2010, Ian Burkhart broke his neck in a diving accident and lost the use of his hands and legs. Last Wednesday, Burkhart moved his...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 - 9:59AM