A recording studio in Virginia offers musicians battling cancer a chance to leave behind a musical legacy for their friends and family.
LAUSANNE AND GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / ANIMATION (REUTERS / HUMAN BRAIN PROJECT) – Scientists working towards mapping and modelling the human brain, have taken the first step by implanting a simplified mouse brain inside its virtual body.
USA (Next Media) – Kylie Jenner, the youngest “Keeping up with the Kardashians” star, admitted to using lip fillers, after insisting for months her plump lips were all natural.
“It’s just an insecurity of mine, and it’s what I wanted to do,” the 17-year-old said during a sneak peek of an upcoming episode.
Taiwanese scientists design a mobile phone app, the Sober Diary, to help addicts quit alcohol.
CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM / DHAKA, BANGLADESH / ANIMATION (REUTERS / SIMPRINTS) – A pocket-sized fingerprint scanner could improve healthcare access for those in the developing world.
So say the British students behind Simprints, which syncs the medical records of patients to health worker’s phones via an app.
In an incident highlighting apathy of law enforcement, police officials in India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state are caught taking nap on hospital beds while the patients are forced to sleep on the floor.
People in the UK can now buy a testing kit for HIV online which promises to provide a result within 15 minutes.
PORTO ALTO / LISBON, PORTUGAL (REUTERS / BRAINFLIGHT PROJECT) – An impressive example of mind control – a drone in the air, flown using the power of human thought.
BAYREUTH, GERMANY (REUTERS) – It’s strong enough to capture prey and is so durable it could be woven into a fabric. Yet creating a synthetic version of spider silk has challenged researchers, because it’s extremely difficul to harvest silk from the insects.
Early tests of experimental vaccine triggers the production of Ebola virus neutralizing antibodies, researchers say.