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Dude, your veins are off the shelf!

Researchers are testing bioengineered veins in two sizes that could soon enable patients with poor veins to go on dialysis, undergo coronary artery bypass graft surgery, and more.

By February 3, 2011


Ep. 558: Where we lose big on a Double Down

This is an image of a new KFC sandwich called the Double Down. If you can't tell, it puts a twist on the classic sandwich and replaces the bread bun with two boneless white-meat chicken fillets (your choice of Original Recipe or grilled) hugging two slices of bacon, Monterey Jack AND pepper jack cheese, topped off with the Colonel's own "secret recipe sauce." Coronary artery bypass graft on the side, please.

By April 13, 2010


The biggest secrets on people's smartphones? (Clue: not sexts)

Research into what things people most want to keep to themselves on their phones shows that there are truths more embarrassing than naked truths.

By December 10, 2013


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 March 24, 2014


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 July 26, 2012


At Apple HQ, eye for design extends to men's room

An Apple software engineer tweets a picture of a urinal with an out-of-order sign affixed. The sign includes an apology for the choice of font.

By September 8, 2012


Short people have lower IQs? A shortie takes umbrage

Two recent studies focus on the apparent drawbacks of being vertically challenged, but Crave's Leslie Katz, a lifelong short person herself, can't help looking down on the research.

By March 4, 2014


How social media helps us study rare diseases

Mayo Clinic says online networking provides a novel way to recruit participants who are notoriously hard to track down when studying rare diseases.

By August 30, 2011


Mayo Clinic: Man survives 96 minutes without pulse

In what they say may be a first, researchers at the Mayo Clinic helped keep a man with no pulse alive--and healthy--for 96 minutes using continuous chest compressions, 12 defibrillator shocks, and capnography.

By May 2, 2011


You too can talk like 'Optimus Prime'

Voice-changer helmet memorializes Transformer hero

By March 4, 2007