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Harvard-made lung muscle could yield asthma insights

Scientists synthesize human airway tissue, and in hopes of finding better asthma medication, watch it react to a variety of chemicals.

By September 23, 2014

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Next army smokescreen could be eco-friendly, better on lungs

One is easier on the lungs, one on the planet, and two use compounds from fireworks. Any one of these being tested by the US Army could replace the WWII-era smoke grenades still in use.

By May 22, 2014

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Famous gamer retires, wrist can't take it anymore

Technically Incorrect: Hai Lam, one of the famed participants in eSports, has to give it all up because of a repetitive strain injury.

By April 27, 2015

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Human brain tissue, stomach cells to adorn Epidemia clothing line

In an effort to bring some bling to the sciences, a medical student plans to use biological images to make a line of striking fitness apparel.

By April 14, 2015

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Vintage X-rays reveal the hidden effects of corsets

In 1908, a doctor used X-rays to highlight the damaging effects of tight corsets on a woman's body.

By February 25, 2015

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Many types of cancers are merely bad luck, study shows

Rather than being caused by lifestyle choices, many cancers are merely the result of freak mutations, says a new US study.

By January 3, 2015

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Fitness tracker? Here's how you should think about setting goals

Did you get a fitness tracker over the holidays? Here's a few tips to get you started.

By December 23, 2014

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Mayo Clinic unveils software that pinpoints risky lung nodules

Program called Computer-aided Nodule Assessment and Risk Yield, or Canary, provides noninvasive method to test for cancer.

By April 8, 2013

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Breathalyser used to diagnose dolphin health

Researchers have developed a type of breathalyser that can diagnose dolphin health by measuring the metabolites in their breath.

By October 15, 2014

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One spoonful of this stuff could turn you into Aquaman

A crystalline substance that can absorb and release oxygen in large quantities could one day lead to tankless underwater breathing a la one water-loving superhero.

By October 3, 2014