When disaster strikes, the Red Cross helps real people in need, and thanks to a new SimCity add-on, the organization can simultaneously help virtual citizens, too.
In a discovery by a Harvard researcher, a reactivated gene found in embryos helps mice regrow clipped parts of their ears and toes. Could the "fountain of youth" gene hold promise for humans too?
Engineers at the University of Illinois demonstrate self-healing electrical circuits that hold promise for electronic devices with improved reliability and longer lives.
Developed by a former captain in the Royal Army Medical Corps, the Mersey Burns app helps doctors drastically reduce errors when treating burn victims.
Researchers at USC's Institute for Creative Technologies are using virtual reality systems to help combat post-traumatic stress disorder. CNET Road Trip 2012 stopped by to learn more.
Researchers in the U.K. find that hundreds of patients with chronic widespread pain who underwent cognitive behavioral therapy by telephone reported improvements after six months.
Biotechnology researchers in Israel have engineered a "cardiac patch" out of recycled heart muscle in newborn rats, and hope to proceed to human clinical trials soon.
While both venues summon an elite group of thinkers and doers, this week's conference, focused on technology, entertainment and design, is decidedly more optimistic.
Researchers build prototype that can sense and adjust to injuries
Preorders will begin a week before the handset goes on sale at rival wireless carrier Sprint.