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3-D Printing Points Way to Smarter Cancer Treatment
Innovation

3-D Printing Points Way to Smarter Cancer Treatment

It looks like British scientists have developed a new use for 3-D printing.
In This Vision of a Healthier Workplace, Sitting Is Not Allowed
Health

In This Vision of a Healthier Workplace, Sitting Is Not Allowed

Dutch visual artist Barbara Visser is taking an edgy stand against the dangers of sitting at work all day.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
What's Really Killing You (and It Isn't Ebola)
Personal Health

What's Really Killing You (and It Isn't Ebola)

You're probably doing something dangerous as you read this, and it's shortening your lifespan.
John Brubaker
Google Is Developing an Ingestible Cancer-Detecting Pill
Far Out Tech

Google Is Developing an Ingestible Cancer-Detecting Pill

The idea is that nanoparticles will continuously monitor your body for disease triggers so they can be detected and treated as soon as they appear.
Laura Entis
Americans Are Living Longer Than Ever
Health

Americans Are Living Longer Than Ever

The average life expectancy for babies born in 2012 -- the latest year researched by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- is a record-setting 78.8 years. Can Google eventually help double that number?
Laura Entis
How These Brilliant Digital Billboards Are Delivering a Hair-Raising Message
Viral Marketing

How These Brilliant Digital Billboards Are Delivering a Hair-Raising Message

The viral campaign -- and a reimagined successor in the name of charity -- illustrate the kind of marketing magic that occurs when technology and humanity intersect.
Geoff Weiss
This Smart Skin-Scanning App Could Save Your Life
Far Out Tech

This Smart Skin-Scanning App Could Save Your Life

Wonder if that mole that keeps morphing might be cancerous? This cool app can help you find out.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
These Two Innovative Diagnostic Devices Just Scored Big Funding
Innovation

These Two Innovative Diagnostic Devices Just Scored Big Funding

One is for early detection of ovarian cancer, the other is a microendoscope that gynecologists can use in their exam rooms. Both aim to make a difference in patients' lives.
Michelle Goodman
Steve Jobs: Victim of His Own Dogged Determination?
Entrepreneurs

Steve Jobs: Victim of His Own Dogged Determination?

The same will and vision that helped Apple's co-founder create a powerful business might also have led to a decision that cost him his life.
Jason Fell
From Cancer Patient to a Multimillion-Dollar Beacon of Hope
Starting a Business

From Cancer Patient to a Multimillion-Dollar Beacon of Hope

How Lee Rhodes went from battling illness to creating a votive and candleholder company that offers comfort to consumers and financial support to cancer patients.
Gwen Moran