Kari Poulsen

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Meet The Machine That Could Replace Anesthesiologists

It can only be used for simple procedures for now, but that's changing quickly<p>Say hello to the hunk of plastic that could replace your anesthesiologist.<p>Right now, only four U.S. hospitals are using the Sedasys anesthesiology machine to sedate patients before surgery. Johnson & Johnson has been …

Mountain shadow on clouds

Tenerife in the Canary Islands is one of the best places in the world to look up. Here’s the shadow of Roque del Conde, a landmark mountain there, …

A Self-Balancing, Two-Wheeled Car

One of ten brilliant innovations from our 2015 Invention Awards<p>2015 Invention Award Winner<p>Category: Automotive<p><b>Inventor:</b><p>Daniel Kim<p><b>Company:</b><p>Lit Motors<p><b>Invention:</b><p>C-1<p><b>Development Cost To Date:</b><p>$3.5 million<p><b>Maturity:</b><p>2/5<p>Inside a three-story warehouse in San Francisco, bicycles stand next to Macintosh-topped …

U.S. Air Force

Using High-Tech Photography to Reveal Ancient Rock Art

Human Journey<p>During the second part of our adventure into the dark realms deep within Dahaisi cave where legends say a giant white snake dwells, we discovered and documented an ancient pathway worn smooth by ancient visitors to the cave. However, the main reason we came to Dahaisi was to document …

'Groundbreaking' new treatment for cystic fibrosis

Doctors say it could "open up a new fight" against the condition, which affects one in every 2,500 babies in Britain<p>A "groundbreaking" new therapy for cystic fibrosis could hugely improve patients' quality of life and even increase life expectancy, doctors say.<p>Sufferers often die before they reach …

Medicine

Do Sunscreens' Tiny Particles Harm Ocean Life in Big Ways?

Residues from consumer products may stop sea life from developing normally.<p>Tiny particles used in sunscreens and other consumer products may harm marine creatures by disabling the defense mechanisms that protect their embryos, according to a new study.<p>Small amounts of microscopic metals in some …

Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana Secrets

As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.<p>There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever.<p>In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial …