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A woman who received stem cell treatment for paralysis needed a growth of nasal tissue removed from her spine eight years later.
A piece of silicone less than 2 inches wide keeps my sister alive. When a family member's life depends on a medical device, writes Crave editor Leslie Katz, technology takes on a whole new meaning.
Web site and Facebook page are "meant to celebrate the people who connect and share in innovative ways," the company says. They're also meant to boost the public's opinion of the social network.
Satellite imaging of nighttime lights helps track the migration and clustering of people, giving researchers the data they need to calculate the risk of outbreaks of infectious diseases such as measles and meningitis.
More than one in six mobile phones are coated with some kind of bacteria, including E.coli. That's bacteria from poo. Wash your hands!
A new gel developed for medical practitioners glows under ultraviolet light when bacterias such as Salmonella and E.Coli are present.
Every once in awhile we need a friendly reminder about the importance of getting a good night's rest- after all, the average human spends about a third of his or her life asleep. The Sleep Doctor Michael Breus is back in the studio with tips on how to sleep easier and stay rested- extra long episode today!
Fifty-four million people in the U.S. qualify as physically or mentally disabled, and this just-launched news site is for them.
Google.org announces $14.8 million in grants aimed at preventing disease outbreaks in Southeast Asia and Africa.