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What if you could buy your train ticket for free?

Obviously there is no free lunch. PLUS! what you pay would help you.

Peep inside your genes

You can now know in advance the health risks you inherently carry by deciphering the DNA code you are born with

Leg Reversal Surgery

Cancer in the leg? Okay, lets reverse the leg to save it after removing the cancerous part!

Therapeutic Hypothermia

Doctors lower a patient's body temperature in an effort to raise his chances for survival. Learn more about the cutting-edge technology that is saving patients lives.

A lab the size of a postage stamp

Traditional lab tests for disease diagnosis can be too expensive and cumbersome for the regions most in need. George Whitesides' ingenious answer, at TEDxBoston, is a foolproof tool that can be manufactured at virtually zero cost.

Advances in cosmetic surgery

Stay in step with the spectacular advances in cosmetic surgery

Video: Life-changing technologies

From reducing greenhouse gas emissions to improving the aging process, from designing smarter and safer automobiles to creating enhanced learning environments, Stanford researchers are building technologies that will alter the way we live, work, learn and heal.

Video: Air pollution can lead to heart disease

Researchers at the University of Michigan Health System have determined that the very air we breathe can be an invisible catalyst to cardiovascular disease.

Video: Minimally invasive cardiac procedures

Michael Fischbein of the Stanford University Medical Center reviews advances in cardiac surgical procedures including new therapeutic approaches to treat valvular disease, heart failure/heart transplantation, and aortic disease.

Video: How the Spinal Cord Controls Movement

Thomas M. Jessell, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, examines the neural circuits that control our movements.