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Can aspirin prevent heart attacks? This device may know the answer

Taking personalized medicine to an extreme, the device analyzes blood flow to help doctors know exactly how well drugs like aspirin work to prevent heart attacks -- not in general, but on any given patient.

By Mar. 24, 2014

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Tiny 'flashlight' sees inside heart and blood vessels

A tiny doughnut-shaped chip that attaches to the end of a catheter could improve the way doctors peek inside our circulatory systems.

By Feb. 19, 2014

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Snap cholesterol selfies with new smartphone app, device

Few home cholesterol test kits separate out "good" cholesterol from "bad" cholesterol, but a new smartphone app and attachment aims to give home testers a clearer picture of their actual cholesterol health.

By Dec. 17, 2013

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Molecular robots latch onto cells, ID them for drugs

Formed of antibodies and DNA, these molecular automata could help design better drugs to fight cancer, autoimmune diseases.

By Jul. 29, 2013

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Bask in Earth's nighttime glow as seen from space

NASA and NOAA release a series of images of our planet's dazzling lights at night.

By Dec. 5, 2012

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Does Missouri topless mom case prove Snapchat is pointless?

A Missouri mom is accused of allowing a Snapchat picture to be taken, while she and her underage daughter were topless. The photo is disseminated. She is charged. So Snapchats don't actually disappear?

By Dec. 19, 2013

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Smile! We know how fast your heart is beating

MIT researchers can measure someone's pulse just by watching them on video. The new method, which picks up slight head movements, could help detect cardiac events.

By Jun. 20, 2013

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High-tech bandage spurs blood vessel growth

Called a "microvascular stamp," the bandage contains cells that encourage the growth of damaged tissue in specific patterns.

By Dec. 21, 2011

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How important is PC processor speed, really?

Is it worth spending big bucks on a highfalutin CPU if all you're doing is watching "Gangnam Style" on YouTube?

By Oct. 12, 2012

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FDA clears robotic device to assist cardiologists

The CorPath 200 by Corindus Vascular Robotics is the first to help cardiologists restore blood flow to blocked arteries while minimizing radiation exposure.

By Jul. 26, 2012