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To diagnose prostate cancer faster, scientists bring aboard engineers

Using computational modeling, a team of doctors and engineers are working together to create a quicker, less-expensive way to help diagnose prostate cancer.

By February 24, 2014

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'Frozen' parody tells dudes to 'let it grow' for Movember

"Let it Grow," a parody of the hit "Frozen" song "Let it Go," should be the new anthem for Movember, the month when guys stop shaving to raise money for men's health issues.

By November 5, 2014

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Pee here to find out if you have cancer

An MIT team has developed a paper stick that could someday be used as an inexpensive and accurate way to detect a range of cancers. It holds particular promise for the developing world.

By February 25, 2014

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'House' episode helps doctor diagnose rare cobalt poisoning

Yes, sometimes doctors use TV shows and Google in addition to textbooks and experience to sort out what's going on with their patients.

By February 7, 2014

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Law firms seek victims of 'bad robot surgery'

Did your robot doctor mess up your insides? This lawsuit in the making sounds like a joke, but it's real.

By March 1, 2013

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Flushed with pride, Korea celebrates toilet theme park

The Restroom Cultural Park showcases loos from around the world. Drop in to the Mr. Toilet House and, er, unload.

By November 11, 2012

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Sensor promises disease detection with naked eye

Low-cost color-coded sensor out of the U.K. could let doctors in developing countries detect the presence of viruses including HIV at a glance.

By October 31, 2012

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Stanford Ovshinsky, 'Edison of our age,' dies at 89

Self-taught scientist is credited with inventing the nickel-metal hybrid battery as well as a new class of semiconductors.

By October 18, 2012

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Ultrasound could help diagnose prostate cancer

Researchers in Netherlands develop new technique involving the injection of contrast agent via microbubbles to find tumors and even determine how aggressive cancer is.

By December 8, 2010

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Post-prostate erections? This laser tech may help

A fiber-based laser technology called BeamPath, commonly used to treat head and neck cancers, may reduce the risk of damaging the nerves necessary for erections in prostate cancer patients.

By August 5, 2010