Archive: 14/03/2011

Single gene defect causes brain tumor

Pilocytic astrocytoma, the most common brain tumor in children, is usually slow-growing and benign. However, surgeons often cannot completely remove the diffusely growing tumor. This means that patients need further treatment ...

dateMar 14, 2011 in Cancer
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Taking mathematics to heart

Did you know that heart attacks can give you mathematics? That statement appears on the web site of James Keener, who works in the mathematics of cardiology. This area has many problems that are ripe for unified attack by ...

dateMar 14, 2011 in Mathematics
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