Bioengineers put human hearts on a chip to aid drug screening
When University of California, Berkeley, bioengineers say they are holding their hearts in the palms of their hands, they are not talking about emotional vulnerability.
Keeping atherosclerosis in-check with novel targeted inflammation-resolving nanomedicines
Nanometer-sized "drones" that deliver a special type of healing molecule to fat deposits in arteries could become a new way to prevent heart attacks caused by atherosclerosis, according to a study in pre-clinical ...
Stopping at red lights exposes drivers to high levels of air pollution, new study finds
Research published today in the journal Atmospheric Environment has found that drivers are exposed to dangerously high levels of air pollutants when stopped at red lights.
How tuna stay warm with cold hearts
Scientists at The University of Manchester, working with colleagues at Stanford University in America, have discovered how prized bluefin tuna keep their hearts pumping during temperature changes that would ...
Fever alarm armband: A wearable, printable, temperature sensor
University of Tokyo researchers have developed a "fever alarm armband," a flexible, self-powered wearable device that sounds an alarm in case of high body temperature. This armband will be presented at the ...
Physicist whose work helped world see 1st moon walk dies
Physicist Ernest Sternglass, whose research helped make it possible for the world to see the first moon walk, has died at age 91 of heart failure.
Three reasons Apple's watch will—or won't—change the game
No one can argue that Apple has changed the way people live their lives. The company's iPod, iTunes, iPhone and iPad have shaken up music, phone and computer markets worldwide. Is the Apple Watch going to ...
Doctors say fitness trackers, health apps can boost care
That phone app keeping track of your exercise and meals might keep you out of the hospital one day.
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.