Medical Tech

Scientists Grew A 3D Model Of The Human Brain Using Stem Cells And Scaffolding

The news has been filled with headlines about neural networks recently, but all of those stories have had to do with artificial...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 - 1:14PM

Scientists Are Using Artificial Intelligence to Develop New Drugs Using Anonymous Data

If there's one thing drug companies hate more than unforeseen side effects, it's sharing proprietary information about their drugs....

Chris Mahon
Monday, 22 October 2018 - 12:09PM

Ancient Remains of Child Given a 'Vampire Burial' Were Found in a Baby Cemetery in Italy

How does one bury a vampire? They sleep in coffins and are technically already dead, so it's a tricky question. It turns out that 5th...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 15 October 2018 - 12:47PM

Google's AI Can Now Detect Breast Cancer Better Than Humans Do

When it's not teaching AI how to create fake photos that look totally real, Google and its associated companies are taking big strides...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 15 October 2018 - 11:46AM

New Study Says Enough People Have Sequenced Their DNA to Endanger Others' Privacy

Sending your DNA off to a genealogy company like 23 and Me and filling the gaps in your family tree has become a fascinating little...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 12 October 2018 - 1:53PM

DARPA Is Working to Create Cyborgs and Meta-Humans – Even if They Won't Admit It

If you thought the announcement of the first air-to-air drone kill or the unveiling of Russia's new bipedal military mech was cause...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 12 October 2018 - 1:07PM

Cyborg Medicine: New, Biodegradable Electronic Implant May Heal Nerve Damage

Between new techniques to de-age cells and transplant faces, modern medical technology has come a long way. Now, it appears that...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 - 11:24AM

Multi-Human Brain-To-Brain Communication Is Possible According To New Study

For the first time in history multi-person brain-to-brain communication has not only been proven, but quantified in a clinical...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 04 October 2018 - 1:30PM

The Voyage to Mars May Riddle Astronauts with Cancer, New Study Says

When Elon Musk announced that SpaceX was going to start crewed missions to Mars in the 2020s, it was a cause for excitement and...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 - 12:24PM

Deadly Donation: New Study Explains How One Organ Donor Spread Cancer to Four People

There's only one emotional gut-punch worse than being told you have cancer, and that's being told your cancer came from...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 - 11:08AM

This Simple Blood Test Will Reveal Whether You're An Early Bird Or A Night Owl

When most people hear the words "biological clock" they think of the push for someone to settle down and start a family before it's...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 17 September 2018 - 11:21AM

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