In 1918 We Faced the Flu Pandemic. Today, We’re Still Fighting the War.

In another century, maybe we'll be rid of the flu for good.

February 9, 2018

A New Test Can Read Your Future Child’s Genome While They’re Still in the Womb

The test could give parents-to-be insights into the genetic traits and disease risks of a developing fetus as early as the first trimester of pregnancy.

February 9, 2018

Chinese Police Add Facial Recognition Glasses to Their Surveillance Arsenal

These glasses can scan a pre-loaded suspect database in just one tenth of a second.

February 8, 2018

Can a Brain Zap Really Boost Your Memory?

It sounds futuristic, but the tech has been used to treat neurological conditions for decades.

February 8, 2018

Artificial Intelligence Can Support Killer Viruses in the War Against Superbugs

Researchers hope to add a new weapon to their arsenal.

January 31, 2018

Your Future Doctor May Not be Human. This Is the Rise of AI in Medicine.

From mental health apps to robot surgeons, artificial intelligence is already changing the practice of medicine.

January 31, 2018

Losing Weight in the Future Will Not Be One Size Fits All

2.2 billion people worldwide are too heavy. How can we help them lose weight?

January 26, 2018

Doctors Can Now Use Augmented Reality to Peek Under a Patient’s Skin

A new technology takes some of the guesswork out of medicine.

January 25, 2018

At-Home Medical Tests Are Putting the Power of the Clinic in Your Hands

But they don't come without risk.

January 23, 2018

“Brain-on-a-Chip” Devices Are Changing How We Study the Brain

The devices could one day eliminate the need for animal — and even human — test subjects.

January 15, 2018
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