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Using modern human genetics to study ancient phenomena

We humans are obsessed with determining our origins, hoping to reveal a little of "who we are" in the process. It is relatively simple to trace one's genealogy back a few generations, and there are many companies and products ...

Jul 31, 2015
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Watching a tumor grow in real-time

The ability to visualize and characterize the composition of a tumour in detail during its development can provide valuable insights in order to target appropriate therapeutics. The polymer chemist Prof. Dr. Prasad Shastri ...

Jul 31, 2015
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Designing a better clinical trial

A new study co-authored by a Department of Engineering researcher recommends an approach to clinical trials that includes tracking the influence of patients' behaviour on a treatment's benefits.

Jul 31, 2015
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