Work begins on Athena, a $19 million project that seeks to create artificial organs that work in concert inside a human-like test dummy that could reduce reliance on animal testing.
LEDs found in cars and Christmas tree lights use hazardous materials, a study reports. Large home LEDs in general do not contain the same toxins, but recycling is recommended.
Human volunteers in the near future will test out blood created from engineered stem cells. Someday facilities could make type O on demand, like real-life Tru Blood factories.
Researchers say their device, which includes a computer chip, USB ports, and temperature and humidity sensors, will be the size of a credit card.
In this segment from the upcoming "Always On" show, Molly Wood visits a high-tech electronic cigarette manufacturer to learn that the future of smoking is actually "vaping."
The review of notebooks from Apple, Lenovo, Samsung, and Toshiba comes after Apple quietly but briefly withdrew from the environmental group's device certification program.
There's gold in them thar chlorides! Researchers at Michigan State University figure out how to transmute a toxic chemical compound into solid gold.
Five people have been charged after a Chinese teenager sold a kidney in order to buy an iPhone and iPad.
Chemists at UC Davis are reporting on a new self-cleaning cotton fabric that breaks down toxic chemicals and bacteria when exposed to light.