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Two Possible Locally Transmitted Zika Cases in Florida (July 22, 2016): There are two possible cases of Zika contracted through local transmission in Florida.

WHO Report Finds Life Expectancy Increased by 5 Years Since 2000 (May 24, 2016): A WHO report has found that life expectancy has increased by five years since 2000. This is the fastest rise since the 1960s.

Scientists Develop Ingestible Origami Robot (May 16, 2016): Scientists have developed an ingestible origami robot that will unfold inside you.

Scientists Developing Contraceptive Drug That Stops Sperm From Swimming (May 2, 2016): Scientists are developing a contraceptive drug for men that stops sperm from swimming to the egg.

Ultrathin E-skin Records Real-Time Health Data and Provides Digital Display (April 18, 2016): A new ultra-thin e-skin developed by University of Tokyo researchers could provide a digital display on your skin. It could also act as a sensor for health data says as heart rate.

CDC Says Zika Virus Could Have Greater Impact on U.S. Than Originally Thought (April 14, 2016): The CDC is growing increasingly concerned about the Zika vrius. The government organization says it could have a bigger impact on the U.S. than originally thought.

Researchers Regrow Hair on Mice by Inhibiting Enzymes (October 26, 2015): Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center grow hair on the backs of mice by blocking a family of enzymes.

Cornell Researchers Create Artificial Foam Heart (October 19, 2015): Cornell University researchers have created an artificial foam heart. A mold for the heart is created with a 3D printer.

Amber Flea Fossil May Contain Ancient Black Death Ancestor (October 1, 2015): A 20-million-year-old amber flea fossil may contain an ancient strain of the bubonic plague.

New Test Detects Nearly All Viruses Say Scientists (September 29, 2015): Scientists say they have developed a new test that can detect virtually any virus that infects people and animals.

Cancer Patient Receives 3D Printed Titanium Sternum and Rib Cage (September 19, 2015): A cancer patient in Australia received a 3D printed titanium sternum and rib cage in the first surgey of its kind.

Mass Fish Die Off Reported Near Tianjin Blast Site (August 20, 2015): A mass fish die off has been reported near the Tianjin blast site in China.

Man Left With 90 Minute Memory Following Dental Procedure (July 26, 2015): A man was left with a 90 minute memory following a trip to the dentist for a root canal. Doctors do not know what caused the man's unusual condition.

Study Finds Cataracts Could Be Dissolved With Eye Drops (July 24, 2015): A new study has found that eye drops could help dissolve cataracts. Critics say there are many different types of cataracts and some may be too hard to dissolve with a solution.

Sleep Deprived People Have Trouble Accurately Reading Facial Expressions (July 19, 2015): Researchers have found that people who are sleep deprived have more trouble reading facial expressions.

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