Biomedical technology

New technology could make biopsies a thing of the past

A Columbia Engineering team has developed a technology that could replace conventional biopsies and histology with real-time imaging within the living body. Described in a new paper published today in Nature Biomedical Engineering, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Inadequacies in current early-stage lung cancer treatment revealed

Researchers from Tohoku University and Tohoku University Hospital have revealed why some existing cancer treatments are ineffective in tackling the early-stages of lung cancer. A team led by Professor Tetsuya Kodama investigated ...

Oncology & Cancer

Can solar technology kill cancer cells?

Scientific breakthroughs don't always happen in labs. For Sophia and Richard Lunt, Michigan State University researchers, many of their breakthroughs happen during neighborhood walks.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Do hormones affect a woman's ability to recover from PTSD?

Post-traumatic stress can be a crippling disorder, interfering with a person's ability to function on a daily basis. And although scientists don't know why, it occurs twice as frequently in women as in men.

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