For the fourth year in a row, the University of Notre Dame's John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology and Values has released a list of emerging ethical dilemmas and policy issues in science and technology. The 2017 ...
The safety of nuclear plants, as well as the medical management of acute radiation syndrome, could soon be dramatically improved thanks to a new mathematical equation developed by Japan's Nuclear Safety Research Centre.
Veterinary researchers at Iowa State University have devised a novel means of delivering pain medication to piglets through the milk of the mother sow as the piglets nurse.
The US Congress, entrenched in a titanic budget battle, managed to come together Thursday to pass legislation that prevents a market shortage of helium.
New diamond and gold-based techniques let scientists measure and control the temperature inside living cells
How do you take the temperature of a cell? The familiar thermometer from a doctor's office is slightly too big considering the average human skin cell is only 30 millionths of a meter wide. But the capability is significant; ...
About five years ago, Catherine Tucker was pregnant with identical twins when she encountered a serious medical issue. Her unborn children were diagnosed with twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome, a dangerous condition in which ...
(AP) -- It was the 1980s, relatively early in his career, and Steve Jobs was traveling in Japan. In a hotel lobby, a gaggle of girls came up and asked for his autograph.
Faster and more widely available internet access has improved our lives in many ways but healthcare is lagging behind, according to researchers writing in the International Journal of Medical Engineering and Informatics.
A new online tool may make it easier to keep track of medical bills and streamline the process of resolving questionable physician charges.
Google is letting patients share electronic medical records with loved ones or care providers who may be needed to help in emergencies.