A New Test Can Read Your Future Child’s Genome While They’re Still in the Womb

The test could give parents-to-be insights into the genetic traits and disease risks of a developing fetus as early as the first trimester of pregnancy.

February 9, 2018

Can a Brain Zap Really Boost Your Memory?

It sounds futuristic, but the tech has been used to treat neurological conditions for decades.

February 8, 2018

Will You Get Alzheimer’s 30 Years from Now? The Answer Is in Your Blood

The test is not a treatment nor a cure, but it could be an invaluable diagnostic tool.

February 2, 2018

Artificial Intelligence Can Support Killer Viruses in the War Against Superbugs

Researchers hope to add a new weapon to their arsenal in the war against drug resistance.

January 31, 2018

Your Future Doctor May Not be Human. This Is the Rise of AI in Medicine.

From mental health apps to robot surgeons, artificial intelligence is already changing the practice of medicine.

January 31, 2018

The FDA Just Approved a Robotic Exoskeleton That Augments Your Strength

HAL uses signals from your brain and autonomous functionality to provide strength and stability.

January 26, 2018

A Needle the Size of a Human Hair Makes Brain Injections Possible

The system, created at MIT, can deliver medication directly to areas of the brain as small as one cubic millimeter.

January 25, 2018

Doctors Can Now Use Augmented Reality to Peek Under a Patient’s Skin

A new technology takes some of the guesswork out of medicine.

January 25, 2018

If You Had a Human Head Transplant, Would You Still Be You?

How would your brain interact with a foreign body?

January 24, 2018

Surgeons in France Just Performed the First-Ever Double Face Transplant

“This graft shows for the first time that re-transplantation is possible in the case of chronic rejection."

January 21, 2018