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Selfie diagnosis: Woman captures stroke on phone as it happens

Stacey Yepes was driving home from work when she felt a sensation she knew wasn't right -- so she hit record on her smartphone.

By June 19, 2014


New technology could help contain spread of Ebola

A high-tech diagnostic method could speed identification of the virus, a key factor in combating epidemics.

By September 25, 2015


IBM microfluidics tech designed to improve cancer diagnosis

A technique to pump tiny amounts of marker fluids onto a test sample could enable many more tests during a biopsy and therefore a better understanding of a person's cancer.

By October 22, 2013


A real-life medical tricorder: XPrize wants to make it so

From CNET Magazine: An XPrize competition aims to turn a 50-year-old science fiction concept into a powerful medical device that's accessible to all.

By July 8, 2015


Magazine prints cover with ink that contains HIV-positive blood

A special edition of Vienna-based Vangardist seeks to get people talking about HIV and AIDS, but at least one reader "was too scared to pick it up."

By April 30, 2015


Adios, silicon: Why exotic designs are the future for the chips in your gadgets

Decades of progress creating conventional computer chips will stall in the coming years, forcing some far-out ideas on semiconductor makers. Carbon nanotubes or quantum computing, anyone?

By April 17, 2015


Bill Gates is worried about artificial intelligence too

Microsoft's co-founder and former CEO is the latest luminary from the world of technology and science to warn against the threat of smart machines.

By January 28, 2015


Samsung prototypes brainwave-reading wearable stroke detector

A group of Samsung engineers has come up with a system that monitors your brain, to warn you of an impending stroke.

By January 22, 2015


See marvelously detailed images of the body taken by new CT scanner

See 4D images of the human body taken by GE's Revolution CT scanner, which recently completed a six-month trial run at Florida's West Kendall Baptist Hospital.

By January 13, 2015


Diagnose your kid's ear infection with your iPhone

Meet the Oto Home, a portable otoscope that attaches to your iPhone's camera to send a video of your kid's ear to a licensed physician for a cheaper diagnosis.

By December 18, 2014