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08.27.14
Hail nearby medics with the GoodSAM smartphone app
08.27.14

Hail nearby medics with the GoodSAM smartphone app

In a serious medical emergency, action in the first few minutes can be key to a positive outcome....

By J. Rigg,   08.27.14
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05.08.13
Virus-based sensors find superbugs in minutes, may lead to safer surfaces
05.08.13

Virus-based sensors find superbugs in minutes, may lead to safer surfaces

Viruses usually have to be rendered inert to work in humanity's favor, as anyone who has received...

By J. Fingas,   05.08.13
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06.27.11
London's E-Health Cloud program will send patient records to the stratosphere next month
06.27.11

London's E-Health Cloud program will send patient records to the stratosphere next month

You'd think that the recent spate of high-profile cyberattacks would've deterred the healthcare indu...

By A. Toor,   06.27.11
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05.24.11
IBM's Jeopardy-winning supercomputer headed to hospitals. Dr. Watson, we presume?
05.24.11

IBM's Jeopardy-winning supercomputer headed to hospitals. Dr. Watson, we presume?

We always knew that Watson's powers extended well beyond the realm of TV trivia, and now IBM has...

By A. Toor,   05.24.11
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05.20.11
Paralyzed man can stand and walk again, thanks to spinal implant
05.20.11

Paralyzed man can stand and walk again, thanks to spinal implant

Here's an amazing story to end your week on a high note: a 25-year-old paraplegic is now walking aga...

By A. Toor,   05.20.11
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05.06.11
World's biggest CMOS sensor could help doctors detect and treat cancer
05.06.11

World's biggest CMOS sensor could help doctors detect and treat cancer

Move over, Canon, because scientists at the University of Lincoln have just seized the crown for wo...

By A. Toor,   05.06.11
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04.24.11
Startup's headset will bathe your brain in ultrasound, might help fight cancer, too
04.24.11

Startup's headset will bathe your brain in ultrasound, might help fight cancer, too

The scientific community has spent a decade exploring ultrasound as a means of breaking through the...

By A. Toor,   04.24.11
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04.17.11
Portable brain tumor treatment system kills cancer while you take out the trash
04.17.11

Portable brain tumor treatment system kills cancer while you take out the trash

We've seen robots that perform brain surgery and lasers that cook tumors, and now a team of researc...

By C. Trout,   04.17.11
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01.28.11
Geolocation app appeals to your inner good samaritan, makes you an amateur EMT
01.28.11

Geolocation app appeals to your inner good samaritan, makes you an amateur EMT

When you go into cardiac arrest, you've got about ten minutes to live if you don't receive medical...

By M. Gorman,   01.28.11
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