News tagged with mathematical model

Wiring the brain

(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the University of Cambridge have developed a simple mathematical model of the brain which provides a remarkably complete statistical account of the complex web of connections ...

Apr 13, 2012
popularity 5 / 5 (10) | comments 0 | with audio podcast

What mechanism generates our fingers and toes?

Dr. Marie Kmita and her research team at the IRCM contributed to a multidisciplinary research project that identified the mechanism responsible for generating our fingers and toes, and revealed the importance of gene regulation ...

Dec 14, 2012
popularity 5 / 5 (4) | comments 1 | with audio podcast

Future prostate cancer treatments might be guided by math

Scientists have designed a first draft of a mathematical model that someday could guide treatment decisions for advanced prostate cancer, in part by helping doctors predict how individual patients will respond to therapy ...

Nov 21, 2011
popularity 4.8 / 5 (4) | comments 1 | with audio podcast

Cancer stem cells made, not born

In cancer, tumors aren't uniform: they are more like complex societies, each with a unique balance of cancer cell types playing different roles. Understanding this "social structure" of tumors is critical for treatment decisions ...

Aug 18, 2011
popularity not rated yet | comments 0 | with audio podcast