An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, the saying goes, and a new algorithm will test that formula by predicting what will be wrong with a patient in the future, based on his or her past — and that of everyone else.
A 10-pound rat wouldn’t normally evoke feelings of appreciation, but perhaps it should — apparently it can save lives by sniffing out tuberculosis. Rat disease recognition is much more accurate than microscopes, researchers say.
"DNA Sudoku," a new genetic sequencing technique inspired by the popular puzzle, could reduce both time and costs in DNA sequencing in the near future, ultimately contributing to the prevention of diseases in whole populations.
High-tech health care isn't just for hospitals. For some of the most innovative advances soon to come, check your bathroom
By Amos Kenigsberg
Posted 08.01.2005 at 4:40 pm 0 Comments
Your future medicine cabinet will integrate home, pharmacy and doctor's office into a digital health network. It will work with next-gen health-care productsdisease screeners, needle-less injectors, sunscreen pillsbut its most important product will be the information it can give you and your doctor about your health. Here's a look inside your future home-care center.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.