The algorithms predicted patient mortality 69 percent of the time. When not stealing blue collar jobs, robots are becoming Dr. House, diagnosing maladies like breast and skin cancer with aplomb. Scientists
Last summer, a research group from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) quietly published the results of a new approach in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. What they found was striking.
Circuses involve humiliation, punitive training techniques, and poor living conditions for captive animals. Rodeos and dog- and cockfighting make spectacles of animals through overt violence. Dog- and
According to Audrey Shafer, there is something profound in the moment a patient wakes up from surgery. She would know — she's an anesthesiologist. She's responsible for people when they are at their most
When Donald Trump hosted his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida last week, the US president’s grandchildren conducted a major charm offensive during the summit. Before
Singapore aggressively markets its heritage, but it’s letting an authentic piece of cultural history vanish
Most things don’t last very long in the ever-changing city-state of Singapore, but the Sungei Road Thieves’ Market has a history that can be traced back to the 1930s. It’s survived the Japanese Occupation,
Can this creature that's been around since the dinosaurs be saved? Meghan Owings plucks a horseshoe crab out of a tank and bends its helmet-shaped shell in half to reveal a soft white membrane. Owings
Sleep can be a tricky thing. It’s essential for everything from functioning properly in your day-to-day to brightening skin and regulating appetite (which is why a box of donuts looks so good after a night).
Vancouver-based artist Bobbie Burgers paints beautiful blooms that appear to animatedly burst with each brushstroke. Rendered in an abstract style, her floral compositions capture the unique beauty and
By David Brown Dracula may have been on to something. It wasn’t just blood, but the blood of youth that was the secret to staying alive for centuries. The rejuvenating effect of young blood has been demonstrated
In what is believed to be the first procedure of its kind in the world, doctors in Canada have saved a young mother’s life by resorting to a radical solution – they removed her lungs for six days while
Science Blood, blood everywhere — but not a drop when you need it. In the U.S. alone, there are around 17,000 preventable trauma deaths each year due to untreated hemorrhagic shock. Basically, that means
The sometimes excruciating realities of childbirth are depicted in Chinese documentary 'This Is Life'
The Chinese documentary, "This Is Life," directed by Chen Weijun, opens with an instrumental "Ave Maria" playing over the sound of crying newborn babies while a camera floats angelically above the fray
In the mobile video game Sea Hero Quest, you play an ocean explorer recovering your aging sailor father’s lost memories. But along the way, you’re also helping advance Alzheimer’s research in the real
Would you want to alter your future children’s genes to make them smarter, stronger, or better looking? As the state of science brings prospects like these closer to reality, an international debate has