Archive: 10/21/2009

Study Shows How Normal Cells Influence Tumor Growth

(PhysOrg.com) -- It was once thought that the two communities of cells within a cancerous breast tumor - fast-growing malignant cells and the normal cells that surround them - existed independently, without interaction. Then ...

dateOct 21, 2009 in Cancer
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Robotic Hand That Senses Touch (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Developed by researchers at Lund University in Sweden and Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna in Italy, the Smart Hand project has given patient, Robin af Ekenstam (see video) the sense of touch in ...

dateOct 21, 2009 in Robotics weblog
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Rare economic espionage case going to trial

(AP) -- Two men accused of stealing computer chip blueprints - and trying to tap the Chinese government to help launch a startup built on the contraband - are becoming the first defendants charged with economic espionage ...

dateOct 21, 2009 in Other
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Trigger of deadly food toxin discovered

(PhysOrg.com) -- A toxin produced by mold on nuts and grains can cause liver cancer if consumed in large quantities. UC Irvine researchers for the first time have discovered what triggers the toxin to form, ...

dateOct 21, 2009 in Biochemistry
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