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Valve on pressure vests worn at high altitude caused pilots of the jet fighter to experience dizziness, disorientation, and even blackouts for years.
With commercial space flight on the horizon, a Pennsylvania training center offers would-be astronauts a chance to experience the rigors of blasting off. CNET sister site SmartPlanet investigates.
By using biological data gleaned from PET imaging, researchers move closer to treating cancer with very targeted, high doses of radiation tailor-made for every single tumor.
A new material developed at the University of Virginia simplifies the imaging of low-oxygen regions of tumors associated with cancer aggressiveness.
Out of Japan comes word of a backpack containing a battery-powered oxygen generator that can help fend off the dangers of hypoxia. The O2 Bag can be operated by remote control.