It's a sniffer dog with a difference: a military Belgian Shepherd that has been trained to detect signs of prostate cancer in patients' urine. According to French scientists, the dog can do it far more accurately than currently available techniques.
TheStreet (June 25, 2014) Wearable technology has gone to the dogs. No, really, Voyce has designed a wearable device for dogs that measures a range of key vital signs like heart rate and respiratory rate. The device also ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Feb. 18, 2015) Scientists in the UK are developing a new treatment that could halt the growth of tumours in patients with prostate cancer by targeting a key molecule that influences how tumours form new blood ... watch video
AP (Aug. 9, 2013) Researchers have begun an ovarian cancer detection study that relies on dogs' keen sense of smell. The University of Pennsylvania's Working Dog Center is training three canines using blood and tissue ... watch video
Apr. 24, 2015 A medication commonly taken for Type II diabetes, which is being found in freshwater systems worldwide, has been shown to cause intersex in fish – male fish that produce eggs. The medication is ... read more
Apr. 24, 2015 A team of philosophers and plant biotechnologists have turned to cognitive science to explain why opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has become so widespread, despite positive ... read more
Apr. 24, 2015 Bees play a key role in our ecosystem and in the world’s food supply. Thanks to a large collaborative effort, the genomes of two important pollinating bumblebees have been sequenced and compared ... read more
Apr. 23, 2015 Today, Americans are more likely to be heavy drinkers and binge drinkers than in recent years due in large part to rising rates of drinking among women, according to a new analysis of county-level ... read more