A new project could bring better sight to remote areas of the world using smartphones.
Some 280 centenarians have been reported missing in Japan, with family members suspected of covering up their deaths for pension benefits.
Chinese labs don't have a great reputation in the research community, but new discoveries on stem cells are changing that.
Religious organizations are providing much-needed health care to Kenyans, but some worry about evangelizing to vulnerable populations.
The free health care services that flooded into Haiti after the earthquake may be saving lives, but they also may be destroying the country's health-care system.
Asbestos is vilified in the United States and banned in the European Union, but growing usage in the developing world has stoked fears of more asbestos-related deaths.
Epidemiologists claim that a new, aggressive plan could stop the AIDS epidemic in 5 years. Critics say it could put people in danger.
A small town in northwest Venezuela was instrumental in the creation of a genetic test for Huntington's disease. That test remains out-of-reach for the town's residents.
An international cast from the United States, India and Israel are creating a business of international surrogacy. But are we making commodities out of children?
This fall, nearly 100 schools across France will be forgoing some afternoon class time to spend more time on sports.