Scientists made and tested a new artificial heart, and it could change lives

More than 4,000 people in the United States are on the waiting list for a heart transplant.

Apple's iOS 10 Will Make Organ Donation as Easy as Tapping a Button

The lifesaving feature will be available on Apple's brand-new iPhones.
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PETA Just Took Its Cruelty Campaign to Grotesque Heights

Touché, PETA. Touché.
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How This Pig Heart in a Baboon Body Could Save Your Life

It's a huge breakthrough.
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See the Powerful Moment When This Mom Hears Her Son's Heartbeat in a Stranger

The importance of being an organ donor in one heartwarming video.
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Can You Die From Getting a Splinter? Yes, but Here's Why It's Not Likely

Everything you ever wanted to know about deadly splinters.

This Genetically Engineered Pig Is Going to Save Your Life

Clear eyes, pig hearts, can't lose.
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These Doctors Are Bowing to a Boy for Doing Something That Could Save Millions of Lives

If everyone did what he did, the world would be better off.
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A Revolutionary New Machine Can Keep a Heart Beating Forever

Immortality, here we come.
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Sarah Murnaghan: Judge Michael Baylson May Have Just Saved Little Girl's Life

Ten-year-old cystic fibrosis patient Sarah Murnaghan's chances for a longer life improved when Judge Michael Baylson ordered Kathleen Sibelius to move her up on the organ transplant wait list.

Laser Violin: "O-Bow" Will Never Compare to the Real Instrument

The O-Bow, a laser violin, cannot emulate the sounds that an actual violin can make
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Stem Cell Research Sees Major Breakthrough, New Hope For Fertility and Organ Regeneration

Such progress, however, is frustratingly halted by the ethical debate over stem cell manipulation.

New Facebook Organ Donor App May Lead to Illegal Organ Trafficking

Mark Zuckerberg’s dream to reduce the organ supply shortage may have come true. But, the new app could increase illegal organ donations in the process.