This Vampiric Vacuum Vants to Suck Your Blood (and Save Your Life)

Normally, when you suffer from a pulmonary embolism—a blood clot blocking the flow to your lungs or heart—you've only have two options; undergo chest-cracking open-heart surgery, or die. But thanks to an ingenious new blood filter system, doctors will be able to save lives without destroying sternums or requiring… » 9/27/13 7:20pm 9/27/13 7:20pm

The World's Newest Artificial Heart Is Half Cow, Half Machine

Using cow parts to save ailing human hearts isn't anything new—you could even be sitting next to one of our more bovine brethren right now and think nothing of it. But the newest cow-to-heart integration takes a bit of a deeper dive into science fiction land. Soon, a French medical company will begin testing a… » 5/30/13 11:50am 5/30/13 11:50am