Abbott to Buy St. Jude for $25 Billion to Boost Heart Devices
The company said St. Jude's devices for heart failure, blockages and abnormal heart rhythm complement its range of heart products.
This Microscope Can Detect Cancer Without a Biopsy
The new handheld microscope uses tiny mirrors and optical beams to zoom in and quickly create image scans at the cellular and subcellular level.
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.
Meet Color Genomics, the Startup That Wants to Make Genetic Testing Less Expensive
The Silicon Valley startup just raised $15 million in funding from PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, Yahoo's Jerry Yang and other high-profile investors.
Where to Stash That Cryptocash? This Man Put It Under His Skin.
Martijn Wismeijer keeps his Bitcoin handy -- right between his thumb and index finger.
The U.S. Military Wants to Inject People's Brains With Painkilling Nanobots That Could Replace Medicine
Ever wish you could heal yourself like a superhero? The government is making it happen. Sort of.
A Tiny, Whip-Tailed Robot Can Administer Meds Anywhere In the Body
Is this miniscule magnetic cyborg swimmer the future of medicine delivery, egg fertilization and scar-free surgery -- all in one?