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Real-life 'Planet of the Apes' thrives on Monkey Island

A fascinating new documentary takes you to the home of medically messed-with chimps.

By July 3, 2014

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Lab grows blood for human trials

Human volunteers in the near future will test out blood created from engineered stem cells. Someday facilities could make type O on demand, like real-life Tru Blood factories.

By April 15, 2014

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Sobriety app with panic button helps addicts stay on the wagon

Those who use the A-CHESS app are 65 percent more likely to refrain from drinking a year after getting treatment than those who left a treatment center without the app, according to the first large, randomized clinical trial to test this kind of app.

By March 27, 2014

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Apple touts better working conditions as factory audits jump

The company has trained more workers in supply-chain companies about their rights and has seen a reduction in the number of facilities underpaying their employees.

By February 13, 2014

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Smart syringe turns bright red to warn of prior use

The ABC Syringe is embedded with ink that turns color when exposed to air as a way to warn caregivers that the syringe has been used.

By September 3, 2013

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New technique uses virtual slides to view tissue in 3D

Researchers at the University of Leeds say their digital scanning system produces high-res images that can be rotated.

By April 23, 2012

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Breast-milk ice cream: Test before you taste?

A $22 scoop of ice cream served in a martini glass in the U.K. ignites a global debate over which is crazier: to consume or not to consume the breast milk of one's own species.

By March 1, 2011

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'Rapid tests' target STD-tropical disease combos

New tests that use rapid flow-through technology to detect disease combinations, including HIV and malaria, are an industry first, according to developer.

By August 11, 2009

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Hepatitis C medicine enlisted to kill weeds

blog Marrone Organic Innovations is tinkering with a way to use components of an herbal medicine as an organic weed killer.

By February 20, 2007

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Awards go to groups bringing power, homes, health to the poor

Tech Museum honors groups working on conservation, energy, education, home building, and single-use syringes in countries ranging from Namibia to Bangladesh.

By November 12, 2008