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Simple paper 'litmus' test detects disease, infection

Researchers at the Harvard Wyss Institute have developed a simple, printed paper test that could be used for pathogen detection, including cases of ebola.

By October 28, 2014

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Intel wearable devices to aid Parkinson's disease research

The chip maker partners with the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research to use wearable devices and data analytics to help monitor patient treatment.

By August 13, 2014

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Google X project has lofty goal: Prevent disease

Google's audacious research arm has already invested in driverless cars and Wi-Fi balloons. Now a new "moon shot" will try to tackle health care by examining what it means to be healthy.

By July 25, 2014

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iPhone device aims to detect eye disease, prevent blindness

The EyeGo, developed at Stanford University, uses an iPhone to snap sharp pictures of the front and back of the eye.

By May 28, 2014

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Researchers 'edit' faulty DNA to cure genetic disease in mice

A team of MIT researchers has successfully cured a rare genetic liver disease in mice by "editing" the DNA to correct the mutated gene.

By April 22, 2014

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Your new disease, America: Compulsive gadget-hoarding

According to a study, 68 percent of Americans keep their unused gadgets for posterity's sake. Or something. Only 25 percent allegedly admit to it.

By March 18, 2014

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Science finds the best place to hide from zombies

When the undead threaten to turn your cerebrum to caviar, where do you run? A new study confirms what you might already suspect, and even offers a specific destination.

By March 1, 2015

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Classic game Pong pings diagnoses of brain disorders

Technically Incorrect: Researchers from the University of Chicago say that the 1970s Atari game can help in understanding how eyes move and therefore whether there might be clues into diagnosing diseases such as Parkinson's.

By January 23, 2015

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Lab-grown human muscle is a medical breakthrough

Researchers at Duke University have grown the first ever human muscle in a lab that contracts just like naturally grown tissue.

By January 13, 2015

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Fluorescent compounds shed light on Alzheimer's disease

New class of imaging agents enables clinicians to watch the progression of Alzheimer's disease in real time in the brains of living patients.

By September 18, 2013