cancer research

TFOT 2013 Round-Up: Year in Review

TFOT 2013 Round-Up: Year in Review

Although some tech enthusiasts considered 2013 to be a “blah” year for technology, we have found that it was a year that drastically improved existing technologies while laying the groundwork for even better ones to emerge in the future. While ...

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Simplified Cervical Cancer Screening

Researchers at the European Union’s MicroActive project developed a new method of cervical cancer screening that is easy to use, provides instant results, and greatly lowers the cost of diagnostic tests for the disease. Doctors could potentially use their new ...

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Slowing Cancer Metabolism

Slowing Cancer Metabolism

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts are exploring new cancer drugs that work to slow or block cancer metabolism, effectively starving cancer cells to death. According to their study, the scientists identified a ...

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Optical Traps Detect Cancer

Optical Traps Detect Cancer

Researchers at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts have developed new optical traps designed to interface with microfluids capable of diagnosing cancer without microscopes. Scientists are currently testing three different experimental designs, all compatible with traditional silicon chip manufacturing techniques, as ...

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Implantable Cancer Vaccine

Implantable Cancer Vaccine

Researchers at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts have successfully developed an implantable vaccine that eliminated melanoma tumors in mice. Cancer antigens are injected into small plastic disks which are then implanted ...

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