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Thanks to the latest technology, the intradermal flu vaccine may offer squeamish patients an alternative to the traditional flu vaccine.
September 21, 2011, 5:12 AM PDT | By Stacy Lipson
Military and biomedical agencies team up for the first time to create a chip that screens for toxic compounds early on. The tech will bring together 10 different human systems.
September 20, 2011, 8:51 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
Ovarian tumor cells tagged with a fluorescent marker light up, allowing surgeons to remove cancerous tissue that could otherwise cause relapses. In humans!
September 19, 2011, 11:08 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
Together with a low-cost EEG headset, the handheld touchscreen scanner creates 3D reconstructions of brain activity from the comfort of your home.
September 18, 2011, 9:05 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
Whether something hurts or not is usually a subjective call. Now, Stanford researchers have paired fMRI scans with computer algorithms to accurately identify pain 81% of the time.
September 15, 2011, 1:12 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
To help assess burn victims and their wound healing potential, a microcirculation camera uses laser Doppler imaging to show if and how blood is flowing through the skin.
September 15, 2011, 1:27 AM PDT | By Janet Fang
The viral pandemic movie is cleverly promoted using giant petri dishes treated with live microbes. The science behind it all (and an eerie time-lapse video).
September 14, 2011, 3:19 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
For patients suffering from Crohn’s Disease, a new website called Cronhology is offering patients a way to connect across the digital landscape.
September 14, 2011, 2:31 PM PDT | By Stacy Lipson
The new online project wants to gather DNA data by offering to sequence our gut bacteria from fecal samples. And you can find people with similar gastrointestinal profiles.
September 12, 2011, 9:16 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
Ten years later, what we know and don’t know about the cough, respiratory ailments and cancer risks from the miasma and smoky dust following the collapse of the two towers.
September 11, 2011, 10:19 PM PDT | By Janet Fang