Lab workers standing on either side of a table, examining vials (PATH/Umit Kartoglu)

Tackling global health care: Tips for aspiring entrepreneurs

April 7 is World Health Day. David Shoultz of PATH says global health care solutions must consider demand, cost and design to be successful.
School of small fish (Shutterstock)

These fish hold clues to human eyesight … and other...

April 7 is World Health Day. Find out how spinach leaves and zebrafish may soon help people around the world live longer, healthier lives.
Baby lying on person's legs (© AP Images)

U.S. progressing toward Zika vaccine

An experimental vaccine from the National Institutes of Health to protect against the Zika virus is showing promising results.
Two children playing soccer (Courtesy of Spirit of Soccer)

How soccer can save lives

April 4 is International Mine Awareness Day. Learn how teaching kids soccer can protect them from land mines.
Girl holding two cups of water, one clean, one dirty (P&G)

Science and business are opening the spigot to clean water [video]

This World Water Day, nearly 750 million people lack access to clean drinking water. Scientists and businesses are doing something about it.
Janet and Philomena Sylva (© AP Images)

International effort helps Gambian girl get her grin back

Janet Sylva can smile again, thanks to surgeons in New York who removed a cantaloupe-sized tumor from the Gambian girl's mouth and rebuilt her jaw.
Woman holding twin children (Last Mile Health)

Doctor who brings health care to remote Liberia wins $1 million

“In our world, illness is universal, but access to care is not,” said Raj Panjabi. He's trying to change that by getting medical care to isolated areas.
People in processing plant wearing protective clothing (© Tyrone Turner)

Safety comes first for U.S. food and drug exports

The U.S. system of inspecting food, medicines and other products is a showcase for the world, with federal agencies maintaining exacting standards.
Smart glasses (Dan Hixson/University of Utah College of Engineering)

A new way of seeing?

University of Utah researchers have created “smart glasses” that automatically adjust the focus on what a person is seeing, whether far away or close.