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In a World of High-Tech Health Care, This Book of Ancient Medicine Seeks to Keep Things Old School
Medicine

In a World of High-Tech Health Care, This Book of Ancient Medicine Seeks to Keep Things Old School

A conservation group is helping a tribe in South America's rainforests preserve their healing knowledge for the next generation.
Carly Okyle
Artificial Blood Transfusions Could Be a Reality By 2017
Health

Artificial Blood Transfusions Could Be a Reality By 2017

The U.K.'s National Health Service plans to begin early phase clinical trials in two years.
Laura Entis
This MIT Grad Is Changing Medicine With a Needle-Covered Pill
Medicine

This MIT Grad Is Changing Medicine With a Needle-Covered Pill

Once he explains how it works, the idea is easy to swallow.
Carly Okyle
Google's Next Goal: Trying to Improve Robot-Assisted Surgery
Google

Google's Next Goal: Trying to Improve Robot-Assisted Surgery

Through a new partnership with Johnson & Johnson, Google is coming to an operating room near you.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Remarkable Facts About the Future of Health Care
Health Care

5 Remarkable Facts About the Future of Health Care

'The robot doctor' sounds like the title of a sci-fi movie. But it's just one future trend that entrepreneurs should know about in this changing industry.
Asha Saxena
The New Health Market May Be the Single Greatest Business Opportunity of Our Lifetimes
Health Care

The New Health Market May Be the Single Greatest Business Opportunity of Our Lifetimes

With billions being poured into the medical field, the status quo is no longer an option. It's time for entrepreneurs to enter the fold.
Tom Main
4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Break Into the Drug Industry
Starting a Business

4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Break Into the Drug Industry

Many opportunities exist for those willing to explore this large and growing field.
Kevin Xu
What 3-D Printing Means for the Independent Inventor
3-D Printing

What 3-D Printing Means for the Independent Inventor

While this technology was initially limited to R&D labs, now it's pervading almost every industry. A person with an idea can create a prototype of a product with greater ease.
Louis Foreman
3 Industries Entrepreneurs Can Disrupt With the 'Internet of Things'
Internet of Things

3 Industries Entrepreneurs Can Disrupt With the 'Internet of Things'

Wireless technology presents a huge opportunity to change how we handle many everyday tasks.
Shane Buckley
What the 'Internet of Things' Means for Enterprising Entrepreneurs
Big Data

What the 'Internet of Things' Means for Enterprising Entrepreneurs

Harnessing data will make possible a new wave of products and services for customers.
Dan T Pickett
Championing Patient-Centered Innovation
Inventions

Championing Patient-Centered Innovation

An often-overlooked source for great ideas are those who live or work on the front lines of health care.
Louis Foreman
Will Synthetic Biology Evolve Into the Next Hot Field?
Science

Will Synthetic Biology Evolve Into the Next Hot Field?

Five things you should know about this growing segment that aims to modify life itself.
Britt Wray
5 Challenges of Being the First to Market
Starting a Business

5 Challenges of Being the First to Market

When you have a product in a new field, you have to convince customers to try something new while staying financially afloat.
Scott Finfer
American Heart Association Using Crowdfunding to Find Next Big Thing in Health
Starting a Business

American Heart Association Using Crowdfunding to Find Next Big Thing in Health

The American Heart Association is using crowdfunding to find innovative technologies that can assist in improving cardiovascular health across the U.S.
Catherine Clifford