Heat-seeking technology developed for the military's Javelin missile program might soon be used to save rather than destroy.
Using the same tech a destroyer uses to detect a submarine, a new diagnostic tool listens for the sound of popping vapor nanobubbles -- a telltale sign that malaria parasites are dining.
It seems that the Microsoft chairman would like Facebook and Google billionaires to pay attention to eliminating diseases afflicting the poor, in addition to wiring up the planet.
The early stage clinical trial is small, but out of the 15 volunteers given the highest dose of a malaria vaccine, 12 are showing total resistance to the disease.
Cornell University scientists tell infectious disease to buzz off with hooded garment infused with strong doses of insecticide.
Researchers say their 3D point-of-care sensor, called oPad, can be printed on a simple office printer.
Microsoft announces that Team Lifelens of the U.S., a finalist in the 2011 Imagine Cup competition, has won a $75,000 grant.
The GO Fight Against Malaria campaign, set up by Scripps Research and IBM, uses spare computing power from millions of PCs around the world to perform simulations.
Researchers inject 10,000 mosquito embryos with tiny fragments of RNA designed to turn off the gene "zpg" that is necessary for sperm development.
Team "LifeLens" writes a program that analyzes photos of blood samples taken by the microscopic camera in a Samsung Focus running on Windows 7.