The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's Institute for Applied Cancer Science (IACS) has initiated the first clinical study of a novel drug designed to starve cancer cells, IACS-10759.
Dartmouth researchers, led by Christopher Amos, PhD, Dartmouth Professor and Interim Director of Norris Cotton Cancer Center, formed a consortium of multiple institutions, funded by many sources. The consortium has developed approaches for quality control of SNP selection, site selection, and genotyping and ancestry analysis accuracy in order to understand causes of common cancers including genetic and environmental, and their interactions. Details of the consortium's goal and purpose were recently published in Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers.
A NASA-developed tool that private industry and other agency centers now use to plot a mission's path to far-flung interplanetary destinations has gotten significantly more proficient and can now even reveal -- sometimes in just a matter of minutes -- the specifics of the spacecraft's mission and elements of the system design.
The Circadian Rhythms investigation examines whether long-term spaceflight throws off circadian rhythm in astronauts and the role of factors such as irregular light and dark cycles, microgravity induced changes in body composition, and reduced physical activity.
The American Cancer Society in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute has launched an online tool for cancer survivors.
Insilico Medicine Inc. will present its most recent advances in applying the deep learning techniques to biomarker development and drug discovery at the GPU Technology Conference Washington, D.C.
The Bellygenes initiative, coordinated by researchers at Karolinska Institutet and the University Medical Centre Groningen, will study the genetic makeup of 800,000 Europeans in relation to irritable bowel syndrome and associated symptoms.
Nanyang Technological University is building the region's first offshore system that will integrate multiple renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, tidal, diesel, and power-to-gas technologies.
A new NTU Singapore robot will soon be spray-painting the interiors of industrial buildings in Singapore, saving time and manpower while improving safety.
Carol White can't help but worry when she misplaces keys or can't recall a name ever since relatives have been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's.