Understanding how cells become coronary vessels may lead to advances in repairing heart damage
The heart has its own dedicated blood supply, with coronary arteries that supply oxygen-rich blood to the heart and cardiac veins that remove deoxygenated blood. This system of vessels nourishes the heart, ...
Review: Curves and 'self-healing' in super-premium phones
For those not satisfied with just a premium phone, Samsung and LG are offering two models best described as the Lamborghinis of smartphones.
Molecular switch that promotes heart cell maturation discovered
A molecular switch that seems to be essential for embryonic heart cells to grow into more mature, adult-like heart cells has been discovered.
MIT team's wireless Vital-Radio could follow breathing, heart rate at home
Cutting carbon dioxide saves 3,500 US lives a year, study finds
The Obama Administration's hotly debated plan to reduce heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the nation's power plants will save about 3,500 lives a year by cutting back on other types of pollution as well, a new independent ...
E-skin and pocket-sized diagnostic machines give patients the power back
Wearable E-skin that can measure heart rate and blood pressure, and paper diagnostic machines the size of a credit card that can give instant readings on blood and saliva samples are two new bio-sensing technologies presented ...
Thermometer-like device could help diagnose heart attacks
Diagnosing a heart attack can require multiple tests using expensive equipment. But not everyone has access to such techniques, especially in remote or low-income areas. Now scientists have developed a simple, ...
Inked and irked: Apple Watch users report tattoo problems
It's an annoying problem for the unlucky few: the Apple Watch's heart rate monitor and even some other features might not work if you have a tattoo on your wrist.
Dark tattoos daunt Apple Watch
Apple aficionados who are also fans of body art are finding out that dark tattoos can daunt the iconic company's hot new smartwatch.
Apple's ResearchKit could be boon for medical research, but there are concerns
You will soon be able to participate in cutting-edge medical research - from the comfort of your iPhone.
Do consumers think products are better when companies donate to charity?
Does hearing about a company's charitable donations raise your opinion of their products? According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, corporate social responsibility leads consumers to believe products are be ...
German-born engineer from US space team dies
Oscar Holderer, the last known engineer who left Germany after World War II to work on the US space program, died at the age of 95.
Novel tissue substitute made of high-tech fibers
Regenerative medicine uses cells harvested from the patient's own body to heal damaged tissue. Fraunhofer researchers have developed a cell-free substrate containing proteins to which autologous cells bind ...