Disease

02.01.16
Zika virus declared an international health emergency
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Zika virus declared an international health emergency

Medical science now has a big challenge on its hands.

By J. Fingas,   02.01.16
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01.12.16
President Obama wants US to 'reignite its spirit of innovation'
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President Obama wants US to 'reignite its spirit of innovation'

He also aims to cure cancer and address climate change.

By A. Tarantola,   01.12.16
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11.29.15
Scientists show that gene editing can 'turn off' human diseases
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Scientists show that gene editing can 'turn off' human diseases

Scientists have shown that a new gene editing technique could erase one or more diseases.

By J. Fingas,   11.29.15
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08.16.15
Digital pens help spot early signs of brain conditions
08.16.15

Digital pens help spot early signs of brain conditions

MIT researchers are using digital pens to predict the onset of brain conditions like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

By J. Fingas,   08.16.15
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07.06.15
Gene-modded mosquitoes will fight Dengue Fever in Brazil
07.06.15

Gene-modded mosquitoes will fight Dengue Fever in Brazil

The Brazilian city of Piracicaba has a potent new weapon in the ongoing fight against Dengue Fever...

By A. Tarantola,   07.06.15
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12.23.14
The UK will decode the genes of 100,000 people to help fight cancer
12.23.14

The UK will decode the genes of 100,000 people to help fight cancer

The UK is about to launch one of the more ambitious attempts at using genetic research to fight ca...

By J. Fingas,   12.23.14
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08.28.14
Experimental app can detect jaundice in newborns with just a snapshot
08.28.14

Experimental app can detect jaundice in newborns with just a snapshot

Want to make sure your newborn baby's jaundice-free? There's an app for that! A team of researcher...

By M. Moon,   08.28.14
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04.09.14
First UK Google Glass trial gives Parkinson's sufferers more independence
04.09.14

First UK Google Glass trial gives Parkinson's sufferers more independence

Before Glass becomes a publicly available product, Google's quietly embarked on a campaign to get...

By M. Brian,   04.09.14
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