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Researchers at U.C. Berkeley are working on new chip that could analyze a drop of blood to detect hundreds of illnesses, including HIV, all at once and in minutes. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.
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.
HIV, Malaria, even cancer. Imagine testing for all of these illnesses at the same time with just one drop of blood and in the span of 10 minutes. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some university researchers working to make that a reality.
Scientists at École Polytechnique have developed a tiny, wireless implant that can monitor a patient's blood, sending results to the doctor via Bluetooth to a smartphone app.
Low-cost color-coded sensor out of the U.K. could let doctors in developing countries detect the presence of viruses including HIV at a glance.
The silicon polymer device, lined by living, human cells, mimics the 3D structures, behaviors, and environment of the human intestine.
A new gadget can capture and culture circulating cancer cells shed by a tumor, providing important data about cancer progression and how patients respond to treatment.
MIT's Jose Gomez-Marquez stops by CNET to demonstrate how medical devices for the developing world can be made from ordinary items such as Lego pieces and bike pumps.
Road Trip 2010: CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman visits IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center in order to get a sense of how Big Blue expects to stay ahead of its competition--and help its customers and clients.
This segment investigates breakthroughs researchers have made in identifying what people are thinking by conducting brain scans, and why the Supreme Court might one day get involved.