Archive: 01/06/2011

Cancer in a single catastrophe

Most of the time cancer seems to creep up gradually over time; cells become premalignant, then increasingly abnormal before they become cancerous. But sometimes cancers seem to pop up as if out of nowhere. Now, researchers ...

dateJan 06, 2011 in Cancer
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A blood test for Alzheimer's disease?

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute, have developed a novel technology that is able to detect the presence of immune molecules specific to Alzheimer's disease in patients' blood samples. While ...

dateJan 06, 2011 in Medical research
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Punctuated evolution in cancer genomes

Remarkable new research overthrows the conventional view that cancer always develops in a steady, stepwise progression. It shows that in some cancers, the genome can be shattered into hundreds of fragments in a single cellular ...

dateJan 06, 2011 in Cancer
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Tablet computers are the hot ticket at CES

SAN FRANCISCO - While this year's Consumer Electronics Show will highlight predictable advancements in flat-screen TVs, car stereos and digital cameras, much of the oxygen at the annual event will likely be sucked up ...

dateJan 06, 2011 in Consumer & Gadgets
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