The creation of edible batteries could lead to a future of smarter (and less invasive) pills, medicine and medical devices.
A lightweight smartphone camera attachment created by UCLA scientists can detect the fatal HCMV virus, one thousandth the width of a human hair.
The prospects of humans becoming immortal are becoming less like science fiction with each passing year, as scientists have developed a kind of wristwatch that can determine your body's rate of ageing beyond mere birthdays.
In what appears to be a first, Japanese researchers have used stem cell science to generate working human liver cells, a breakthrough that could lead to the end of organ donor transplants.
A new paper from a neuroscientist in Italy claims that the technology to transplant a human head onto another body is now within reach.
Electrodes embedded deep in this man's brain are just the beginning of his metal internal organs.
A group of roboticists have developed a new kind of robotic arm that can actually use an artificial sense of touch to navigate complicated situations.
Fujitsu has put together a device that combines one of the most used tools of the aged, a cane, with the GPS and Internet power of today in a bid to make sure your elderly loved one never gets lost again.
Australian firefighters swallowed a temperature sensing data pill during a training exercise to test its efficacy as a safety tool.
What what if there was an even more efficient way to prevent bacteria from passing to others?