health (6)

What Happens in the Minutes, Hours, and Days After You Get a Vaccine?

Vaccines are designed to protect you from a virus, and the way that they succeed is by getting the immune system all worked up. But this is exactly what causes those unpleasant sid...

01 July

The First Full-Size 3D Print of a Human Heart Is Here

Imagine having the option to get a 3D printed organ. No more waiting on a list. Well, a team of biomedical engineers from Carnegie Mellon University are bringing us closer to that...

24 December 2020

What We Need to End the Coronavirus Pandemic

COVID-19. The disease has turned our world upside down, forcing us to take dramatic measures to help stem the spread of the virus. Now, after countless months navigating lockdowns,...

11 November 2020

We’re Teaching Robots and AI to Design New Drugs

Every year, there are thousands of new drugs  in development at labs around the world.   But only a tiny fraction of them make it through  to human trials -- never mind final appro...

01 October 2020

What Does Race Have to Do With COVID-19?

Over the course of the pandemic so far, one trend that has emerged is that the health impacts of COVID-19 vary widely by race.  Although genetic factors have been considered by so...

10 August 2020

Is 5G SAFE?

Here we are in 2020, and we are getting raised concern about 5G. Although 5G promises to deliver faster speeds to our phones and there are even home-based internet solutions that u...

25 April 2020