SmartPlanet stories related to the diagnosis, treatment and medical prevention of disease, injury or impairment, as well as the institutions, systems and policy that enable and deliver it.
What is IBM's Watson up to? Helping health care professionals to fight cancer.
Sponsored | 1 | March 6, 2013 6:28am |
MELBOURNE -- Drink a beer, it's good for the world. That's the proposition being put forward by Australia's first non-profit bar.
1 | March 6, 2013 1:50am |
Will young people in developing nations share data about social conditions in exchange for access to free music?
1 | February 25, 2013 3:00am |
GE is investing $300 million in Indonesia to support infrastructure projects.
3 | February 22, 2013 6:39am |
If you want to get your adrenalin pumping, don't teach at a university.
2 | February 19, 2013 6:28pm |
An award-winning designer, Formosa spoke with us about designing IBM's first personal computer, how design has changed over the decades -- and why you should have meetings in elevators.
4 | February 18, 2013 2:22am |
Founded as his revenge against addiction, Loeb's 3-year-old Internet startup uses videoconferencing to offer intensive outpatient treatment services.
6 | February 14, 2013 3:00am |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about the Internet of Things.
February 12, 2013 12:45am |
The O2Amps can help doctors see through skin to find hidden veins and trauma. Now it turns out that these same glasses can help diminish red-green deficiency.
February 8, 2013 3:44pm |
Big Blue's water-soluble concoction may someday be used in creams and various treatments for open wounds, skin infections and other injuries.
3 | February 7, 2013 4:40am |
Have your genome sequenced? The knoSYS (TM) 100 can analyze the data for you ... for $125,000.
February 4, 2013 7:32pm |
Does the crossover between two respected (and unrelated) annual rankings from Boston Consulting Group and "Fortune" suggest any correlation between innovation and a happy work place?
January 30, 2013 6:29pm |
The new joint venture has upgrades to bolster its offering in a field for which -- in the U.S., anyway -- interest is growing.
2 | January 30, 2013 10:32am |
There are devices that help those suffering with mobility issues, but few for children with tiny limbs. Where does 3D printing come in?
January 25, 2013 5:26am |
In the future, researchers may use actual DNA as an alternative way to encode data to store entire libraries the size of a pinky finger.
January 24, 2013 7:19pm |
Incremental progress has been made towards a better flu shot. But researchers say millions more must be directed toward a universal vaccine that'll protect the most vulnerable and last for a decade.
January 24, 2013 5:50pm |
The e-learning industry is heating up as a trio of startups receive funding for cloud-based education platforms that personalize instruction for students.
1 | January 24, 2013 8:25am |
A prominent leader in social innovation, Novogratz helped pioneer a new approach to addressing global poverty.
2 | January 21, 2013 3:45am |
Architects have mastered the art of defensive building, says SmartPlanet columnist C.C. Sullivan. But can an emerging architecture restore our sense of humanity as well?
2 | January 16, 2013 4:14am |
Within a decade, InterKnowlogy CEO Tim Huckaby believes technology user interfaces will include a functional holodeck and mind-reading machines. Here's why.
3 | January 16, 2013 1:42am |