- Coal, medicine, trains top Tokyo's Asia infrastructure plan Updated: May-22-15 4:15 am
TOKYO - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's offer of $110 billion in fresh infrastructure financing for Asia is as much about Japan's agenda for selling its clean coal know-how and other technologies as it is about keeping up with China.
- Paralyzed man uses his thoughts to control a robotic arm Updated: May-21-15 2:08 pm
LOS ANGELES - A man paralyzed by gunshot more than a decade ago can shake hands, drink beer and play "rock, paper, scissors" by controlling a robotic arm with his thoughts, researchers reported.
- Exoskeleton that helps paralyzed walk faces barrier in Japan Updated: May-12-15 3:49 am
ATSUGI, Japan - Yuichi Imahata's 9-year-old daughter is thrilled her dad stands tall above her head. It's an experience that is new to her.
- 3 boys saved by customized airway tube made on 3-D printer Updated: Apr-29-15 3:44 pm
WASHINGTON - In a striking example of how 3-D printers could customize medical care, doctors turned powdered plastic into tiny devices that saved the lives of three baby boys by holding open defective airways so they could breathe - and the implants even expanded as the tots grew.
- FDA: Medtronic must stop most sales of Synchromed drug pumps Updated: Apr-27-15 5:56 pm
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration says Medtronic must stop most sales of its implantable drug pumps after years of uncorrected problems.
- Man accused of selling $150,000 in stolen medical equipment Updated: Apr-24-15 6:53 pm
PHOENIX - A man has been arrested for allegedly trying to sell more than $150,000 in stolen medical equipment from Phoenix-area hospitals.
- After variety of jobs, woman on road to graduation at Autry Updated: Apr-23-15 6:15 pm
ENID, Oklahoma - Suzanne Smith is a Jill of all trades.