How does a computer diagnose cancer?


Artificial intelligence could soon become a new weapon in the battle against cancer, although doctors have ethical questions about its use. Continue reading


How a small electrical jolt boosts the brain


A new process could “jump-start” brain functions, making them more effective. Continue reading

U.S. soldiers train foreign and local health workers in the management of Ebola at a treatment unit at Liberia's police academy in the capital Monrovia

Scientists develop Ebola-fighting robots


As the Ebola outbreak in Africa hits its one-year anniversary mark, researchers are exploring ways robots could help health care workers care for people who get sick. Continue reading


Modifying cell genes could help beat blood cancer


An experimental treatment turns a leukemia patient’s immune system into a cancer-fighting weapon. Continue reading


iPad vs Chromebook battle plays out in Amish country


The battle over the $13-billion market for educational technology has spread to Ohio’s Amish country, where many students live without electricity, television or phones. Continue reading

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