Archive: 1/02/2010

Growing cartilage -- no easy task

Northwestern University researchers are the first to design a bioactive nanomaterial that promotes the growth of new cartilage in vivo and without the use of expensive growth factors. Minimally invasive, the therapy activates ...

dateFeb 01, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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Child-specific doses for pediatric PET patients

Studies have shown positron emission tomography's (PET) value as a minimally invasive, painless and safe diagnostic tool for many pediatric conditions. In a study published in the February issue of The Journal of Nuclear ...

dateFeb 01, 2010 in Cancer
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Tropical Storm Oli forms in the southern Pacific

The twelfth tropical cyclone in the Southern Pacific Ocean has formed today, February 1, 2010, and because of its proximity to the Fiji islands, it has been dubbed "Oli." The GOES-11 satellite passed over Oli early this morning ...

dateFeb 01, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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