Early detection of blinding eye disease could be as easy as scanning a barcode
A new optical device puts the power to detect eye disease in the palm of a hand. The tool—about the size of a hand-held video camera—scans a patient's entire retina in seconds and could aid primary care ...
Your phone is talking behind your back to your doctors
Your phone knows everything about you - how much you walk, talk and what level of Candy Crush you're stuck on - but soon it could be spilling secrets to your doctor.
In next 15 years, Gates Foundation sees big jump for poor
The $42 billion Gates Foundation says the lives of poor people around the world will improve more over the next 15 years "than at any time in history."
Former Brown dean whose group won Nobel Prize dies
David Greer, a doctor who co-founded a group that won the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize for working to prevent nuclear war and who helped transform the medical school at Brown University, has died. He was 89.
New tool makes tracking research impact easier
A database template that tracks the impact of research is now available free of charge to organisations that need to measure the true reach of their work.