Medical research

A novel method for the rapid repair of peripheral nerve injuries

Each year, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide suffer from peripheral nerve injuries, which often leave them with long-term disabilities. The peripheral nervous system is analogous to the circulatory system; a network ...

Oncology & Cancer

Fast IR imaging-based AI identifies tumor type in lung cancer

Lung tumors are divided into various types, such as small cell lung cancer, adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. Many rare tumor types and sub-types also exist. This diversity hampers reliable rapid diagnostic methods ...

Medical research

Mathematics to improve macular degeneration treatment

Researchers from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have created a mathematical model and simulated numerically the progression of age-related macular degeneration, one of the main causes of blindness. This model ...

Immunology

Improving bone marrow transplants in mice to help fight disease

To study the immune system in human health and disease, scientists commonly use the genetic manipulation of mouse hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells (HSPCs) as a powerful model system. These studies have been extremely ...

Medical research

Two new types of glial cells found in mouse brain

A team of researchers with members from the University of Basel, Columbia University, New York University and the University of Illinois at Chicago, has discovered two new kinds of glial cells after prodding neural stem cells ...

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