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Med student's practice exam takes very real turn

UVA medical student Ryan Jones discovers that an actor portraying symptoms of abdominal aortic aneurysm actually had the potentially deadly condition.

By Jan. 3, 2014

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Med students: Give us video games

In a survey of more than 200 medical students, 80 percent say computer games have educational value and 77 percent would participate in a multiplayer online health care simulator.

By Aug. 10, 2010

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Better healthcare via open source, Harvard med school CIO argues

The open-source movement may offer some clues as to how to solve the apparently intractable mess that is the U.S. healthcare records system.

By Jun. 25, 2008

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New frontier for NASA imaging software: Breasts

A new imaging system uses software developed at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center to analyze mammograms, ultrasounds, etc., in greater detail than previously possible.

By Oct. 14, 2010

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'Star Wars' AT-AT walkers invade Sochi Olympics

If you think the Russian terrain is rough, try Hoth. This hilarious "Star Wars" mashup of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics shows that skiers make great target practice for Imperial Walkers.

By Feb. 13, 2014

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Ah, Vanity: Wrinkle videos trump cancer vids in getting teens to bust out the sunscreen

It may not be surprising that appealing to our vanity works better than a biology lecture, but the extent to which the approach increases sunscreen use is sizable.

By Feb. 13, 2014

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How to keep your iPad free of bodily fluids

The AirStrap Med iPad case not only keeps bodily fluids at bay, but can be controlled while wearing latex or nitrile gloves.

By Jun. 21, 2012

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Video gamers outperform nongamers in vision test

Participants in a study out of Duke are asked to identify one letter out of a circle of eight that flashes across a screen for a tenth of a second. The gamers turn out to be far better than their nongaming counterparts.

By Jun. 12, 2013

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Galaxy S4 beats all rivals in our camera tests, except in low light

We pit the Galaxy S4's camera against the top dogs in the smart phone world.

By May. 3, 2013

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KDDI bows superthin Fujitsu Arrows ES IS12F

The battle for thinnest smartphone on the planet gets another combatant with Fujitu's Arrows ES IS12F.

By Dec. 5, 2011