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Facial Transplant Surgery Transforms Life of Injured Firefighter

Learn more about an historic facial transplant operation that has been performed at New York University's Langone Medical Center, granting an injured fire-fighter a new lease on life and a brand new face.

Can Brain Scans Predict Coma Recovery?

Learn more about functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), a scanning technique that focuses on a little known region of the brain that may well help doctors determine whether a coma patient will awaken or deteriorate into a vegetative state.

CompREST Foam Mattress Will Make Your Camping Trip Much More Comfortable

If you remember your last experience with an air mattress, then odds are you remember something unpleasant. However, the air mattress is just about the best option for a comfortable night's sleep when camping, until now--until CompREST hits the market.

Parkinson's Drug Doubles as Treatment for Macular Degeneration

Learn more about L-DOPA, a treatment for Parkinson's Disease and a new study that suggests this drug may be able to delay or prevent Macular Degeneration.

Hummingbird Is The World's Lightest Folding Bike

There are tons of folding bikes on the market, and more and more urban commuters are grabbing their own to help with their urban lives. Folding bikes add the convenience of being stowable to the convenience of avoiding traffic and parking hassles. Add the convenience of being the lightest folding bike in the world and you get the Hummingbird.

Stanford University's Artificial Skin: Sensational Advance For Prosthetics

Read on for more about a new and exciting product that may one day in the near future may allow prosthetic wearers to feel sensation in their limbs.

Build Your Own Kayak: The O Six Hundred Kayak

The kayak has been around for thousands of years. Since the Bronze Age, Inuit hunters have been using the kayak to hunt on lakes, rivers and coastal waters. The O Six Hundred Kayak borrows the original Inuit design and employs modern materials to make a tough, lightweight kayak. And just like the Inuits, you build it yourself.

Connecticut Teen Develops Ground Breaking Test For Ebola

Meet Olivia Hallisey, a teenager from Connecticut who has created a revolutionary test for dreaded Ebola that may well turn the course of this deadly contagion that has taken so many lives.

Hydro Flask's Vacuum Insulated Technology Keeps Your Hots Hot and Your Colds Cold

Thermoses have been using vacuum insulated technology since the 1890s to keep your beverages the temperature at which they're meant to be consumed. However, as with anything, someone will eventually do it better, and Hydro Flask is the "do it better" product of the thermos world.

English Health Care Company Develops Visionary Sleep Mask for Diabetics

Read all about the innovative diabetic sleep mask created by PolyPhotonix known as Noctura 400 that has had a major impact on the lives of diabetics everywhere.