Coca-Cola recently announced plans to deploy Ekocenters in developing communities in Africa, Asia, Latin America and North America. These one-stop shops will offer clean water, power, internet, vaccines, cooked meals, and yes, coke products, in places where all of the above are scarce resources.
The US has significantly tightened its rules on the use of chimpanzees in medical research, ruling it out except for cases in which there's no other valid testing method.
Researchers at the University of Washington and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center have developed a way of powering heart pumps wirelessly.
There are video games to help you work out, improve memory, and obviously, just for plain fun. But what about advanced physical therapy video games?
Scientists have made biodegradable polymers that can self-assemble into nanofiber spheres. They are injected into wounds to help cells form new tissue.
Worms and fish may be the key to helping people with injured nervous systems.
Bacteria usually attack you with toxins designed to hijack or even kill host cells. To avoid self-destruction, bacteria possess a way of protecting themselves from their own toxins.
People around the world thought a simple vaccination would save their children from the H1N1 virus. Parents in Finland are finding out that the shot that was supposed to save their children might actually be harming them instead.
An astonishing new painkiller has been developed at Stony Brook University. It boasts no side effects or addictive qualities and could be ready for consumption within a year or two.
People who are haunted by visions of war and scenes of violence sometimes wish they could remove the bad memories from their minds. Medical researchers at Johns Hopkins University think that it may be possible someday.
Getting tired of the global movement to spy on everyone, everywhere? Too bad - because it looks like your prescription pills are the next consumer item that will be modified to transmit data (spy) on you.
UC Irvine researchers have created the first 'plastic antibodies' and successfully tested them in mice.
Researchers have created and programmed robots the size of single molecules that can move independently and even make tiny products themselves.
A University of Missouri professor has developed a device that could test for some cancers as easily as a pregnancy test.