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Video: Control objects with your mind

The BodyWave, an iPod-sized device, can read your mind through the body instead of monitoring directly from your head. The gadget measures brain activity to control 3D simulations on the computer screen, helping to minimize stress and anxiety.

November 14, 2011 by

Climate change: $14B in health costs

Health costs associated with climate change are: $14 billion dollars, 21,000 emergency room visits, 1,700 deaths, and 9,000 hospitalizations. In the first study to look at the health care costs of climate change, Columbia researchers make a case for more preparation to respond to climate change.

November 10, 2011 by

Expect a $1,000 genome by next year

Ion Torrent's CEO Jonathan Rothberg says to expect the $1,000 genome by 2012. Instead of using conventional wet chemistry to sequence DNA, Ion Torrent's DNA machine uses computer chips for a faster, cheaper read.

November 6, 2011 by

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