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Robotics healthcare is coming

Renowned robotics pioneer Mark Tilden looks at the future of robots - a particular focus of his is on robotics healthcare ...

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Google calories?

Scientists spend huge amounts of time (and money!) to discover the secrets to a longer and healthier life. But the ...

STORY URL: Google Calories? Nutrition Facts Showing Up in Search
Google search can now help you find nutrition facts. Google's Knowledge Graph will add intuitive results.

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Medical data sharing

It has been suggested that transparency and patient data sharing in medical research can improve patient care leading to an ...

STORY URL: Could sharing your medical records help save lives?
A damning report from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) has revealed how UK red tape is strangling medical research that could save lives and is calling on ...

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Education and development

The New York Times reports on two diametrically opposed approaches to providing education to the world's poorest children. The scope ...

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IBM Watson Healthcare

Successful medical diagnoses as well as appropriate treatment decisions are definitely two of the most important determinants of future longevity ...

STORY URL: IBM Watson Demo: Oncology Diagnosis and Treatment (2 min.)
The IBM Watson Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Adviser demo was created in close collaboration with Memorial Sloan Kettering, one of the world's preeminent ca...

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#TheEarthHack

Join an exciting new crowd sourcing competition called TheEarthHack. We’re looking for low carbon solutions that reinvent existing technology ...

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Mini-livers 3D Bioprinting

With life expectancy predicted to exceed 76 years by 2050, scientists are investing a lot of time and effort in ...

STORY URL: 3D printer makes world's smallest human liver
liver bio-printing

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Tele-medicine

Tele-healthcare enables patients to monitor their conditions using mobile technology.

According to former UK health minister, Andrew Lansley, around 80 ...

STORY URL: Medical Breakthrough for Parkinson's Patients: Telemedicine
Analyzing the clinical and competitive impact of Telemedicine What is Telemedicine? - Use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via elect...

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Are 'The Jetsons' our future?

Xu Xi, a Hong Kong based English language novelist, talks about the younger generation, the big jump in technology and ...

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Farming from space

Satellite technology is a real game-changer for our work towards a more secure global food supply. Remember the 2010 drought ...

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