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
July 22, 2016 Researchers found that treating metastatic thyroid cancer patients harboring a BRAF mutation with the targeted therapy vemurafenib -- originally approved for melanoma patients with the mutation -- ... read more
July 21, 2016 Adaptation in reaching -- gradual improvement of motor control in response to a perturbation -- is a central issue in motor neuroscience. However, even the cortical origin of ... read more
July 21, 2016 In an effort to expand the number of cancer gene mutations that can be specifically targeted with personalized therapies, researchers looked for combinations of mutated genes ... 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