Star Trek

Medical reality catches up to science fiction

Scientists unveil their Star Trek-like 'tricorder' to track human health.

Star Trek-like device monitors personal health

This experimental, wearable patch monitors biochemical and electrical signals to gauge heart activity and other functions.

Spock’s final mission: Raising awareness of COPD

In the wake of Leonard Nimoy's death, scientists announce a significant finding in the battle against a major killer.