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Red Cross ready to heal hurt SimCities

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.

By Sep. 18, 2013


Self-heal like Wolverine? Gene discovery might hold clues

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?

By Nov. 11, 2013


Gadget, heal thyself

Engineers at the University of Illinois demonstrate self-healing electrical circuits that hold promise for electronic devices with improved reliability and longer lives.

By Dec. 21, 2011


This app helps heal bad burns

Developed by a former captain in the Royal Army Medical Corps, the Mersey Burns app helps doctors drastically reduce errors when treating burn victims.

By Nov. 15, 2011


Virtual reality vs. PTSD: Helping combat vets heal

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.

By Jul. 2, 2012


Got chronic pain? Your phone might help heal you

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.

By Nov. 14, 2011


How to heal a broken (or weakened) heart

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.

By Aug. 24, 2009


Will TED 2009 heal the Davos depression?

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.

By Feb. 4, 2009


Robot, heal thy self

Researchers build prototype that can sense and adjust to injuries

By Nov. 17, 2006


AT&T to offer LG G Flex for preorder on January 24

Preorders will begin a week before the handset goes on sale at rival wireless carrier Sprint.

By Jan. 20, 2014