Two Rice University undergrads turn a simple salad spinner into a centrifuge that can be used to separate blood in settings without electricity to diagnose anemia on the cheap.
An injured kitten picked up by a shelter gets another shot at life, and due to a pirate-themed picture going viral, the feline could become the next big Internet hit.
Human volunteers in the near future will test out blood created from engineered stem cells. Someday facilities could make type O on demand, like real-life Tru Blood factories.
Stricken with a rare blood disease, 13-year-old Nick LeGrande threw out the first pitch before Wednesday's A's-Yankees game thanks to a telerobotic pitching machine.
McDonald's posted impressive quarterly earning results two days ago, but a scoop from the UK Sun newspaper today exposes the astonishing truth behind McDonald's Chicken McNuggets: you shouldn't eat them everyday for 15 years straight.
Will there be any news left to announce on CES 2012 Press Day? After a week of press leaks ahead of the big show, Lindsey Turrentine concludes that this year's sieve of a tech show may work best for everyone involved.
Largest award of computing time in agency's history goes to 57 projects, including those developing new kinds of jet engines, wind turbines, nuclear reactors, and treatments for brain diseases.
A portable device out of Rice University is aimed at helping children with acute respiratory infections breathe naturally as they recover.
Al Gore receives humanitarian honor at Tech Museum event that provides prizes to projects in the areas of environment, health, biosciences economic development, equality, and education.
RWTI's Sicuro 670-XL 5.1-channel multimedia speaker system lights up like a discotheque, but it has some issues.
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