A new beauty salon open in San Francisco features "the ancient Thai art of face slapping," which claims to reduce wrinkles and firm the face for $350. As AP's Haven Daley reports, dermatologists are skeptical of those claims.
AP (Aug. 22, 2014) Strangers no more. A young Wisconsin girl this week meets the donor who saved her life with a bone marrow transplant. The 'one perfect match' for Mira Erdmann flew from Germany to meet her, and her ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Apr. 20, 2015) An ultra-realistic humanoid robot called 'Han' recognises and interprets people's facial expressions and can even hold simple conversations. Developers Hanson Robotics hope androids like Han could ... watch video
AP (June 3, 2013) Genetic mutations that raise the risk of breast cancer, like the kind Angelina Jolie has, are surprisingly common in black women with the disease, according to a new study that could help explain why ... watch video
AFP (Nov. 17, 2015) A New York medical center says it has carried out the most complex and comprehensive face transplant to date, operating on a fire fighter horribly disfigured in 2001.
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AP (Mar. 18, 2016) The scribbled, cryptic prescription is headed toward extinction in New York. By the end of March, physicians will have to electronically send orders directly to pharmacies or face the possibility of ... watch video
Oct. 21, 2016 For the first time, scientists have revealed the mechanics of how bacteria build up slimy masses, called biofilms, cell by cell. When encased in biofilms in the human body, ... read more
Oct. 19, 2016 Study shows no link between appetite and calorie consumption. These findings highlight problems with health claims made by food industry, and more research is needed to see what influences calories ... read more
Oct. 19, 2016 Researchers may have found a clue to why some women experience hot flashes or night sweats and others don’t: gene variants affecting a brain receptor regulating estrogen release and is present ... read more
Oct. 19, 2016 As football and soccer become year-round sports, their popularity accounts for more concussions and head injuries. This has parents, athletes and head injury experts sounding the alarm of long-term ... read more
Oct. 18, 2016 Stem cell transplantation is a promising strategy for restoring eyesight resulting from corneal damage, but tissue grafts must contain a high percentage of stem cells for clinical success. Now a ... read more
July 27, 2015 If you’re skeptical about the claims made by cosmetics firms about the attributes of their lotions and potions, you’re not alone. A new study shows how little truth there seems to be in those ... read more
Feb. 12, 2014 People who appreciate the beauty of mathematics activate the same part of their brain when they look at aesthetically pleasing formula as others do when appreciating art or music, suggesting that ... read more