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Bill Gates on education, patents, Microsoft Bob, and disease

Speaking at Microsoft's Faculty Summit Monday, Gates took questions from an audience of researchers about the work of his foundation and other topics.

By July 15, 2013

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Man with kidney disease first in U.S. to get bioengineered vein

In a first-of-its kind procedure, surgeons implant the blood vessel into the arm of a 62-year-old Virginia man with renal failure.

By June 6, 2013

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New MRI 'fingerprinting' could spot diseases in seconds

Researchers say the tech, which could help spot heart disease, multiple sclerosis, specific cancers, and more, may make MRI scans a standard procedure during annual exams.

By March 18, 2013

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Urine sample app lets users detect diseases with iPhones

No, Uchek doesn't involve peeing on a smartphone -- but it does help people find out if they have diabetes, urinary tract infections, and more.

By February 27, 2013

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FDA approves bionic eye for adults with rare genetic disease

The Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System includes an eyeglass-mounted camera, a portable video processing unit, and an array of electrodes implanted onto the retina to allow the patient to detect light and dark.

By February 14, 2013

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Brain scan may spot disease in athletes while they're still alive

Until now, a condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy -- considered to have played a role in the deaths of former NFL players -- could be diagnosed only postmortem.

By January 23, 2013

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Sensor promises disease detection with naked eye

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.

By October 31, 2012

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Free iPad app guesses your risk for common diseases

Zuum, developed at Washington University, tells you not only which diseases you might develop but also how best to avoid them.

By August 2, 2012

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Create a disease to kill off humanity with these iOS games

World pandemic simulators have been around for a while on Web browsers, but a classic in the genre has now made it to iOS followed by a very worthy contender.

By June 4, 2012

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Paralyzed artist paints with mind alone

A woman with Lou Gehrig's disease paints using software that lets her control digital brushes with brainwaves. Now, thanks to a crowdfunding push, she's realizing her dream to exhibit her work.

By July 13, 2013