There aren't too many of us who think leeches are cool--but they are still used in medicine, and now there is even a mechanical leech.
During World War 1 soldiers' maggot-infested wounds almost never became infected. What was going on?
Ancient tattoos may have had more than just a decorative function.
Scientists claim they may have found a new way to fight antibiotic-resistant superbugs...with a little help from frogs!
A spoonful of sugar may not be what the doctor ordered, but a spoonful of medicine can lead to a dangerous overdose!
Who would think that researchers would find ingredients for modern medicine buried in the ice?
Scientists hope a new cancer fighting method will reduce side effects of radiotherapy.
While we all know that a kiss and a Band-Aid could usually cure our tears, it didn't really make our injuries go away. But what if it could?
Rudeness in the work environment is shown to increase mistakes. In a medical setting this could be particularly dangerous.
Need a way to make something large and expansive, small and compact for its journey to its final destination? Scientists are looking to origami to do just that.