How I repaired my own heart
Tal Golesworthy is a boiler engineer -- he knows piping and plumbing. When he needed surgery to repair a life-threatening problem with his aorta, he mixed his engineering skills with his doctors' medical knowledge to design a better repair job.
A simple birth kit for mothers in the developing world
TED Fellow Zubaida Bai works with medical professionals, midwives and mothers to bring dignity and low-cost interventions to women's health care. In this quick, inspiring talk, she presents her clean birth kit in a purse, which contains everything a
Graphene sieve turns seawater into drinking water
Graphene-oxide membranes have attracted considerable attention as promising candidates for new filtration technologies. Now the much sought-after development of making membranes capable of sieving common salts has been achieved.
This essay originally appeared in the January 1993 issue of The Rothbard-Rockwell Report.
Yes, I confess: I'm a veteran anti-fluoridationist, thereby – not for the first time – risking placing myself in the camp of "right-wing kooks and fana
The Brain Chip Cometh
Bill Kochevar just scooped a forkful of mashed potatoes into his own mouth. No cause for celebration, you say? Well, it is when you consider that Kochevar is a quadriplegic, paralyzed below his shoulders in a cycling accident eight years ago. He hasn
Super SEALs: Elite Units Pursue Brain-Stimulating Technologies
At a conference near Washington, D.C., in February, the commander of all Navy special operations units made an unusual request to industry: Develop and demonstrate technologies that offer "cognitive enhancement" capabilities to boost his elite forces
Why Coconut Oil Is So Good for You
Despite more than 1,700 medical studies1 being performed on coconut oil, it continues to be vilified mainly because 90 percent of its fat content is saturated fat. However, saturated fats, and most particularly coconut oil, are a vital part of the hu
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy cures woman of stage-4 cancer
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has picked up steam over the last few years as a number of studies have demonstrated that treatment's many health benefits. In fact, the intervention was credited for the cancer remission of a New York-based woman.
If You're Going to Mars, Chew Silver Gum
The United Arab Emirates hopes to build the first city on Mars by 2117. If Franziska Apprich, Ph.D. has her way, travelers to the red planet will chew silver-imbedded gum during the trip.
Natural News reveals its top sunscreens to avoid in 2017
(Natural News) As summer approaches, the topic of sun protection inevitably comes up, with many news outlets publishing lists of top sunscreens. As many Natural News readers know, it's hard to trust the mainstream media and commercial products, whe
How to disinfect water in a survival situation
(Natural News) Many people take clean running water for granted, but in the event of a hurricane, earthquake, or other survival situation, this is often the first thing to go -- and the one thing you'll need to stay alive.