Medical Tech

Scientists Reverse Memory Loss With Electrical Pulses Delivered to Brain

Scientists at Boston University have developed a non-invasive technique that temporarily reverses age-related memory loss. Their...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 08 April 2019 - 12:35PM

Real-Life X-Men? Harvard Scientists Are Unlocking DNA's Secrets of Whole-Body Regeneration

In 2017, Business Insider named the top ten highest-grossing superhero movie franchises in America. Sitting at the number two spot,...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 18 March 2019 - 10:54AM

Scientists Use Nanotechnology to Give Mice Infrared Sight: Human Super-Vision Could Be Next

In the 2000 science fiction film Pitch Black, an escaped prisoner who's received prison surgery that enables him to see in the dark...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 28 February 2019 - 1:54PM

New Study Shows Dangers of Cremating the Radioactive Dead

Each year, millions of people are treated with radioactive compounds called radiopharmaceuticals for a variety of conditions and...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 - 10:11AM

Israeli Scientists Claim To Have Developed a Cure For Cancer... and Their Research Looks Promising

A team of Israeli scientists claim to have discovered a treatment for cancer that they believe they will turn into a cure within the...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 29 January 2019 - 9:57AM

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Defeating Glioblastoma

Press Release January 25, 2019New approach using multiple microRNA ‘hitchhikers’ to weaken cancer cells in advance of standard...

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Friday, 25 January 2019 - 9:47AM

New AI Named DeepGestalt Can Identify Genetic Disorders Just By Looking at Your Face

Artificial intelligence has already been used to implement facial recognition at airports, leading at least one organization to...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 09 January 2019 - 2:20PM

Recent Studies Reveal Neanderthal DNA at Work in Modern Humans

There were a slew of new scientific findings about Neanderthals in 2018, ranging from heartwarming (like the fact that Neanderthals...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 04 January 2019 - 12:31PM

The Alternative Limb Project Creates Imaginative Prosthetics For Unique Clients

While some people who lose a part or all of limb want a prosthetic that helps them feel "normal" again, others prefer to add a little...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 03 January 2019 - 11:06AM

Prolonged Screen Time May Be Changing Your Child's Brain Structure, Study Finds

Sitting your kid down in front of a screen and letting them watch Fortnite streams for hours may buy you some peace and quiet, but...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 - 1:20PM

Turning Off One Gene May Allow You to Eat Without Gaining Weight, Scientists Say

When someone says "this new (blank) will allow you to eat anything you want without gaining weight!", it's usually one of two...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 07 December 2018 - 11:00AM

NYU Surgeons Just Transplanted an Entire Face – and They're Getting Better at It

If you thought 1997's Face/Off was mostly sci-fi, we have some news for you: a team of surgeons at NYU Langone recently announced...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 - 1:12PM

New Study: Human Brains Stay Alive For Hours After Death

What happens to the body after death? We've all heard the stories about how some animals – namely snakes – can still bite after...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 26 November 2018 - 2:00PM

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Found Aboard International Space Station

When most people imagine disasters wiping out astronauts in space, it usually looks like Alien or Apollo 13. According to a new...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 26 November 2018 - 1:39PM

The World's First Full-Body Scanner Quickly Renders Every Organ in 3D

Scientists at the University of California, Davis partnered with the Shanghai-based company United Imaging Healthcare (UIH) to develop...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 - 12:15PM

Tech CEO: Artificial Intelligence Toilets Will Soon Scan Your Poop to Diagnose Illness

Despite the frightening implications, most people aren't surprised anymore when it's announced that China has a new virtual news...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - 1:20PM

Researchers Pioneer Vaccine Allowing Celiac Disease Sufferers to Eat Gluten

People with celiac disease can't approach cake with the same sort of devil-may-care attitude that a lactose intolerant person might...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 09 November 2018 - 2:09PM

Spinal Implants Are Helping Paralyzed People Walk Again

Medical marvel or the plot of an underrated 2018 thriller? According to The New York Times and a report published in the journal...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 01 November 2018 - 1:19PM

American Victims of Sonic 'Health Attacks' in China Suspect a Conspiracy Cover-Up

It sounds like the beginning of a Cold War political thriller or a Black Mirror episode: according to NBC, over a dozen Americans...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 - 12:46PM

New Study Debunks Glasses Claiming to Allow Colorblind People to See Color

If you have a Facebook page, you've probably had a friend share a video of a colorblind person breaking down in tears after trying on...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 - 2:21PM