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Aetna + Apple Watch

Aetna wants to make Apple Watches more accessible, reports CNET. The health insurance provider announced plans to launch a program that will allow partners to provide employees with the smartwatch for a reduced rate, and possibly for no cost at all. The brief report...

Cochlear Implants

This week, Science Friday covered a novel approach to cochlear implant optimization.In a healthy ear, sound enters the ear canal and vibrates the eardrum, which affects three small bones, called the middle ear ossicles. The ossicles are connected to the inner ear,...

Fighting Mosquitoes with Mosquitoes

Since 2015, Zika has been a public health concern in most of the Western Hemisphere. But biotech startup MosquitoMate is furthering prevention efforts by attempting to sterilize disease-carrying mosquito populations. For the past year, researchers have worked on a way...

Theranos Updates

The controversy surrounding Theranos has continued well into May, with the resignation of COO and President Sunny Balwani. His exit comes after the SEC and the US attorney in San Francisco opened an investigation into allegations that the laboratory continued to use...